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May, 2016


Jacksonville District statement: Port Miami and Port Everglades deepening projects

A statement of the Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about the Port Miami and Port Everglades deepening projects. [Read More]
Published: May-31-16

Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee starting Friday. The new target flow for the Caloosahatchee is 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77) located on the southwest side of the lake. The new target flow for the St. Lucie is 1,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: May-26-16

Corps suspends swimming activities at Franklin Recreation Area

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has temporarily suspended swimming and other water activities at the W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area located near Fort Myers due to the presence of blue-green algae. [Read More]
Published: May-20-16

No change to flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to maintain water discharges from Lake Okeechobee at current rates. The target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary remains unchanged at a seven-day average of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) located near Fort Myers. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary is a seven-day average of 650 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: May-19-16