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Learn more about the Everglades Restoration Transition Plan (ERTP) and the new Biological Opinion that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued on this water control plan.
Everglades Restoration Transition Plan
Learn more about the Everglades Restoration Transition Plan (ERTP) and the new Biological Opinion that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued on this water control plan.
The Corps will be hosting a public meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project, a new Everglades planning effort that will provide additional storage north of Lake Okeechobee.
Public meeting scheduled for Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project
The Corps will be hosting a public meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project, a new Everglades planning effort that will provide additional storage north of Lake Okeechobee.
Unseasonably wet conditions during the dry season tested our south Florida water management system.  We worked alongside our state and federal partners, utilizing any flexibility we could find in the system.  Despite those efforts, Lake Okeechobee recorded its highest July 1st stage since 2005.
Corps must remain vigilant managing Lake O
Unseasonably wet conditions during the dry season tested our south Florida water management system. We worked alongside our state and federal partners, utilizing any flexibility we could find in the system. Despite those efforts, Lake Okeechobee recorded its highest July 1st stage since 2005.
The Jacksonville Beach that many enjoy today is an engineer-designed and maintained beach.
Corps awards Duval County shore protection contract
The Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC. The construction will place 650,000 cubic yards of sand on about seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion of Atlantic Beach.
The same coral over time - pre, during and post Miami Harbor dredging 2013-2015.
Temporal data tells the story of Miami Harbor corals
There is more to the Miami Harbor coral story than what is reported in the press. Find out more below.
The Jacksonville District protects Florida's coastlines to sustain impacts from storms year-round - watch this short video clip to find out more.
Building Coastal Resiliency
The Jacksonville District protects Florida's coastlines to sustain impacts from storms year-round - watch this short video clip to find out more.
Port Everglades
Supplemental Corps statement: Port Everglades Deepening Project
Statements that the Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not update documents relating to the Port Everglades deepening project to reflect information gained from the Port Miami deepening project are inaccurate.
Army Corps of Engineers: Restoring the Environment, Increasing Resiliency
Army Corps of Engineers: Restoring the Environment, Increasing Resiliency
As commander of the Jacksonville District's 780-member team of professionals, I want to share information about our efforts to restore the environment and to help our nation face the challenges posed by rising sea levels.
Stay up to date on the latest water management data for Lake Okeechobee and flows throughout the entire water management system.
Get the Latest Water Management Data
Stay up to date on the latest water management data for Lake Okeechobee and flows throughout the entire water management system.

News Releases

No change in flows from Lake Okeechobee

7/21/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to maintain water discharges from Lake Okeechobee at current rates. The target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary remains unchanged at a seven-day average of 2,800 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will remain unchanged at a seven-day average of 650 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart. Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee or the St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed targets.

Public meeting scheduled for Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project

7/20/2016
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend the meeting to provide comments and ask questions.

Corps to further reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

7/14/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will further reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee beginning this weekend. Starting Friday (July 15), the new target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be a seven-day average of 2,800 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. The new target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be a seven-day average of 650 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart. Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee or the St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed targets.

No change in flows from Lake Okeechobee

7/7/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to maintain water discharges from Lake Okeechobee at current rates. The target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary remains unchanged at 3,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77) located on the southwest side of the lake. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary remains at a seven-day average of 1,170 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.

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