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Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. Locations in Florida include W.P. Franklin, Ortona and St. Lucie recreation areas. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-13

Corps awards contract for HHD improvements

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace two water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. [Read More]
Published: Sep-04-13

Corps further reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced another decrease in discharges from Lake Okeechobee that will take effect this weekend. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-13

Corps reduces water releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee as a result of falling lake levels, drier conditions and an improving precipitation forecast. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-13

Corps increases water releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has increased the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River. The new target flow from the lake to the Caloosahatchee Estuary is 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. There are no target releases for the St. Lucie Estuary, although runoff from the St. Lucie Canal will continue to pass through the St. Lucie Lock as needed. [Read More]
Published: Feb-07-13

St. Lucie Canal between Stuart and Palm City to partially close for construction

There is a scheduled closure of St. Lucie Canal South Fork at the Indian Street Bridge construction zone between Stuart and Palm City in Martin County, Fla. There will be a daily waterway closure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Feb. 18 through March 4, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Jan-18-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-12

Corps to close additional sections of Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close additional sections of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail while maintenance and rehabilitation work continues on the Herbert Hoover Dike. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-12

Corps releases water to Caloosahatchee River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced it has begun releasing water from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River to ease growing concerns about algal blooms. [Read More]
Published: May-15-12

Corps temporarily closes Canaveral locks due to malfunction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has temporarily closed the Canaveral lock due to a malfunction with the gates. [Read More]
Published: May-01-12
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