US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

  • Corps accepts comments on Draft RECOVER Lake O Stage Envelope Performance Measure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a public and agency review and comment period on the Draft RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Envelope Performance Measure. Comments are due Dec 20.
  • Dredging of Kings Bay Entrance Channel and Fernandina Beach Re-Nourishment Project Begins This Month

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. Funding is provided entirely by the Navy, with no cost to the City Fernandina Beach. Great Lakes plans to begin equipment mobilization during the second week of December, which will include staging of piping on the beaches. Dredging operations will commence early January 2020.
  • Corps maintains current flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary on the current schedule, releasing water in a pulse pattern that averages 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) over a seven-day period measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). No releases are planned through the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80).
  • Corps hosts scoping meetings for proposed dredging and beach renourishment in Bal Harbour

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings on November 20, regarding proposed dredging and potential sand sources that could be utilized to provide sand for the renourishment of the Bal Harbour beach. Public comments will be accepted through December 24.
  • Corps continues releases from Lake Okeechobee at current rates

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary at current rates. The Corps plans to release water from the lake to the Caloosahatchee in a pulsing pattern that averages 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) over a seven-day period measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). No releases are planned through the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80).
  • Corps maintains current flow pattern from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain water releases from Lake Okeechobee at current rates for the Caloosahatchee Estuary. The Corps plans to target flows at a seven-day average of 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). No releases are planned through the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) at this time.
  • Corps accepts comments on Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Programmatic Agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period on the Draft Programmatic Agreement for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project (LRWRP). Comments are due Nov. 27, 2019.
  • Corps issues permit and approves deviation for drawdown of East Lake Tohopekaliga

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has taken two actions to facilitate an effort to improve water quality and fishing in East Lake Tohopekaliga.
  • Corps Makes No Changes to Lake Okeechobee Releases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will continue this week with releases to the Caloosahatchee Estuary that began Oct. 5. There are no planned releases to the St. Lucie Estuary.
  • Corps to host outreach event at Satellite Beach for former Naval Air Station Banana River Off-Base Disposal Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Jacksonville District will be available at the Pelican Beach Club House in Satellite Beach, Thursday, Oct. 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. to seek information from the community and respond to questions about its Preliminary Assessment of the Naval Air Station Banana River Off-Base Disposal Area Formerly Used Defense Site. The Preliminary Assessment is to determine if further evaluations are warranted.