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The Jacksonville District received $3.348 billion for long term recovery investments in its area of responsibility, which includes Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The funding will go towards 13 studies, and 19 construction projects that will reduce risk to communities damaged by storm events.
$3.348 billion in recovery funds go toward reducing flood risk in Florida, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
The Jacksonville District received $3.348 billion for long term recovery investments in its area of responsibility, which includes Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The funding will go towards 13 studies, and 19 construction projects that will reduce risk to communities damaged by storm events.
Ortona Lock reopens for navigation after completion of maintenance and repairs
Ortona Lock reopens for navigation after completion of maintenance and repairs
South Florida team: JOB WELL DONE!
Jacksonville District Commander Col. Jason Kirk writes about managing water in Lake Okeechobee and south Florida.
Why do we release water from Lake Okeechobee?
Jacksonville District Commander Col. Jason Kirk writes about managing water in Lake Okeechobee and south Florida.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is accepting comments on its environmental review of the South Florida Water Management District’s Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) storage reservoir study. Comments will be accepted through July 24, 2018.
Corps accepting comments on environmental review of State’s EAA reservoir study
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is accepting comments on its environmental review of the South Florida Water Management District’s Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) storage reservoir study. Comments will be accepted through July 24, 2018.

News Releases

USACE updates officials in Puerto Rico on hurricane recovery projects

7/20/2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District’s Commander and Deputy Commander for the Antilles provided an update for officials regarding $2.5 billion infrastructure projects designed to manage flood risk on the island. Over the past several days, Jacksonville District Commander Col. Jason Kirk and Antilles Deputy Maj. Alexander Walker-Rodriguez provided updates on infrastructure projects and studies that will reduce flood risk to officials that included Lieutenant Gov. Luis Rivera-Marin, Natural & Environmental Resources Secretary Tania Vazquez-Ruiz, and Omar Marrero, Executive Director of the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency.

Corps announces public meetings for Lake Okeechobee Watershed study

7/18/2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a series of public meetings for the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP).

USACE adjusts release schedule for Lake Okeechobee

7/18/2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District has adjusted flows on the 14-day water release schedule from Lake Okeechobee.

USACE announces 14-day pulse release schedule for Lake O releases

7/12/2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announces the 14-day pulse release schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee, scheduled to resume on Friday.

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