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Corps to host water management briefing in Stuart

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has scheduled a water management briefing with U.S. Rep. Brian Mast on Friday, August 17. The briefing will take place from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the city commission chambers at Stuart City Hall located at 121 Southwest Flagler Avenue in Stuart. At the briefing, representatives from the Corps and the South Florida Water Management District will discuss the management of water in south Florida with the congressman. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-18

Corps awards Duval County shore protection contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. The Corps awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-18

Corps to receive additional $50 million from state for dike repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed an agreement with the State of Florida to accept an additional $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-18

Corps awards contract for dike rehabilitation in Glades County

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace a water control structure in Glades County as part of the ongoing Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation project. [Read More]
Published: Jul-27-18

USACE announces pulse release schedule for Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announces the pulse release schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee to take effect Friday. This decision will be in effect until further notice. [Read More]
Published: Jul-26-18

USACE to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

Starting Friday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries. [Read More]
Published: Jul-26-18

Corps releases draft report on OWW Master Plan update for review; Public workshop scheduled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District released the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for updating the 1986 Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) and Lake Okeechobee (LO) Master Plan. A public workshop is scheduled in LaBelle and public comment will be accepted through September 21, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Jul-23-18

USACE updates officials in Puerto Rico on hurricane recovery projects

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. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-18

Corps announces public meetings for Lake Okeechobee Watershed study

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). [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-18

USACE adjusts release schedule for Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District has adjusted flows on the 14-day water release schedule from Lake Okeechobee. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-18
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