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2016


Corps to maximize flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will further increase flows from Lake Okeechobee this weekend in an effort to stem the rise in water level brought about by recent heavy precipitation. Starting Friday (Feb. 5), the Corps will remove specific target flows and release as much water as practical through Moore Haven Lock (S-77) located on the west side of the lake, and the Port Mayaca Lock (S-308) located on the east side of the lake. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-16

Mile Point construction moves forward; boaters should use caution

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District asks the public to use caution in the waterways at Mile Point on the St. Johns River. Heavy construction is ongoing in the Chicopit Bay and Helen Cooper Floyd Park area near Mayport Naval Station. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-16

Corps announces additional increase to flows from Lake Okeechobee

With the rise in Lake Okeechobee accelerating, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced its intent to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee. New targets are 6,500 cfs to Caloosahatchee and 2,800 cfs to St. Lucie. [Read More]
Published: Jan-29-16

Jacksonville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- A team of professionals making tomorrow better!

The Jacksonville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently released a number of new resources for media or members of the public who want to learn more about the district and its programs. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-16

Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District intends to release more water from Lake Okeechobee starting this weekend as it continues to manage the lake level in the midst of El Nino conditions. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-16

Corps hosts public meeting for the former Lee Field Naval Air Station

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a public meeting to present the Proposed Plan for the former Lee Field Naval Air Station – Landfill Area 2. The meeting will be held January 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the community room at the Green Cove Springs Police Department. [Read More]
Published: Jan-25-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers free tours at W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer free tours of the W. P. Franklin Lock and Dam on the Okeechobee Waterway in Alva through March. [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-16

Lake Okeechobee flows to continue at current rates

The Corps will begin another seven-day pulse release from the lake tomorrow (Jan. 22). The target flow to the Caloosahatchee is unchanged at an average of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers. The Corps plans no releases from the lake through St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: Jan-21-16

Corps to host public meetings on dike rehabilitation plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host three meetings in January in communities around Lake Okeechobee to discuss a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an associated environmental impact statement regarding rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps released the report on December 24 for public review and comment. The draft document contains alternative solutions that outline a path forward toward completing ongoing rehabilitation of the dike. [Read More]
Published: Jan-15-16

No change in flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will continue releasing water from Lake Okeechobee at the same rates it has used over the past month. The target flow to the Caloosahatchee is unchanged at an average of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers. The Corps plans no releases from the lake through St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: Jan-15-16
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