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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the ceremonial filling of the Indian River Lagoon- South C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area Nov. 19, 2021 in Martin County, Fla.
Model run chosen as framework for future water control plan improves conditions for Central and South Florida communities The Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual is without doubt the most important water management effort we are working on in Central and South Florida for the next year. We’ve spent two years developing and working to meet the goals of LOSOM. All of those goals boil down to one basic idea: we must improve on the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule we have operated under since 2008. Read more and learn how to engage with us on LOSOM at: https://www.saj.usace.army.mil/LOSOM/
On October 29, 2021, Lt. Gen Scott Spellmon, commanding general signed the Pinellas County, Florida Coastal Storm Risk Management Study Chiefs Report, recommending the project to Congress for approval. The project could be included in the next Water Resources Development Act. If approved, separate appropriations legislation would have to be passed to fund the construction of the project. (USACE photo by Diane Rivera Estella)
Brigadier General Jason E. Kelly, Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division, (Right) passes the Jacksonville District flag to Col. James L. Booth (Left) as he took command of the Jacksonville District during a change of command ceremony Sept 9, 2021 at the at the Terry Theater, Times Union Center, Jacksonville. (USACE photo by Mark Rankin)
Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signs the Chief’s Report for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Study. The signing of this report marks a crucial milestone and progresses the proposed project to Congress for individual authorization. (USACE photo)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the completion of the construction for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. The Kissimmee River Restoration Project restores more than 40 square miles of the river floodplain ecosystem, 20,000 acres of wetlands, and 44 miles of the historic river channel.( USACE photo by Mark Rankin)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District manages and operates several lock and dams on its waterways. Pictured (left) is Glenn Huston, one lock operator pulling the rock for a small boat to lock into the chamber for 20 minutes as water is released from the Caloosahatchee River in Alva, Florida on April 25, 2021.
The City of Sarasota hosted a celebration for the recently completed Lido Beach renourishment project on at Lido Beach on May 27, 2021. Hitting the celebratory beach balls are from left to right: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Col. Tom Polk, Kenny Poindexter, Triston Brown, Milan Mora, Erin Duffy, Andy Cummings, and Mike Mckay. (USACE photo by David Ruderman)
Applied Aquatics, project manager, Keith Mangus demonstrates how to use a wind meter. The wind plays an important role when managing invasive aquatic plants with chemical sprays. The Portable Series Wind Meter is used to indicate wind speed and direction. Licensed applicators use this device along with guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency to determine whether or not to spray invasive aquatic plants. (USACE photo by Brigida I. Sanchez
Federal and state partners shovel ceremonial sand to kick-off the official start of the Jacksonville District's Central Everglades Planning Project South at a groundbreaking ceremony in Miami today. (USACE photo by Mark Rankin)
The crew of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Survey Vessel Florida II, assisted the U.S. Coast Guard in the rescue of a small distressed boat off the coast of Florida recently.
Brooke Hubbard, a civil engineer from the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) section with the Jacksonville District explains the latest technology used to capture video and imaging by the district to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' South Atlantic Division senior enlisted adviser Command Sgt. Maj. Chad C. Blansett during a recent visit. (USACE photo by Mark Rankin)

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USACE celebrates Indian River Lagoon-South C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area completion
11/19/2021
MARTIN COUNTY, Fla.- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the filling of the Indian River Lagoon- South C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater...
LOSOM a major improvement over LORS 08
11/16/2021
The Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual is without doubt the most important water management effort we are working on in Central and South Florida for the next year. We’ve spent two years...
U.S. Army Corps announces Chief’s Report signing for Pinellas County, Florida Coastal Storm Risk Management Study
10/29/2021
Jacksonville, Fla. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general, has signed the Chief’s Report for the the Pinellas County, Florida Coastal Storm...
U.S. Army Corps announces Chief’s Report signing for San Juan Metro Coastal Storm Risk Management Study
9/17/2021
San Juan, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general, has signed the Chief’s Report for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk...

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USACE announces a Project Delivery Team Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation December 17
11/30/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation on Friday, December 17, from 11 a.m...
USACE and SFWMD celebrate Indian River Lagoon-South C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
11/19/2021
INDIANTOWN, Fla.-Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the ceremonial...
Lake O Sediment Study Held Nov. 17
11/16/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District plans to execute a one-day deviation Nov. 17 as part of an ongoing sediment study by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)...
Jacksonville District seeks public comment on Miami-Dade Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study, will conduct virtual Open House presentations
11/15/2021
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will conduct two virtual Miami-Dade Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study Open House public presentations Wednesday, Nov. 17,...

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