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March, 2015


Lake Okeechobee discharges to continue at current rates

The Corps plans to begin another seven-day pulse release from the lake tomorrow (March 12). The target flow for the Caloosahatchee during this period is unchanged at an average of 2,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers. The target flow to the St. Lucie is also unchanged at 950 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: Mar-12-15

Fort Pierce recovery and salvage operation update

Recovery and salvage operations continue in Fort Pierce today as a result of a barge that sank in the inlet Feb. 24. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District officials say operations will likely last through the rest of the week to remove the wreck and its debris field, which are limiting navigation in the Federal channel. [Read More]
Published: Mar-09-15

Corps seeks public input on permits for lake restoration activities throughout Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking input on four permit requests from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to conduct routine restoration activities on 83 lakes and water bodies throughout Florida. [Read More]
Published: Mar-09-15

Venice Beach renourishment to resume

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates sand placement on Venice Beach to tentatively resume Mar. 8-9, weather permitting. The shore protection project was temporarily delayed by a mechanical problem Feb. 15 that caused the shutdown of dredging operations. [Read More]
Published: Mar-09-15

Corps to increase flows as Lake Okeechobee rises

With levels in Lake Okeechobee rising over the past month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will increase discharges to the east and west to help ensure safe management of lake levels during the upcoming wet season. [Read More]
Published: Mar-05-15

Fort Pierce dredging operations delayed due to wreckage

Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project halted Saturday as a result of a barge that sank Feb. 24 in the Fort Pierce Inlet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today. [Read More]
Published: Mar-02-15
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