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  • USACE ends LORS deviation releases beginning April 10

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will end advance releases starting Saturday that it has been making under the Lake Okechobee Regulation Schedule Harmful Algal Bloom deviation. Releases to the Caloosahatchee will be reduced to 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to provide the fresh water needed to maintain salinity levels in the estuary, and lake releases through the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) will stop completely.
  • South Bay Boat Ramp closed temporarily April 12 and 13 due to construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces that the boat ramp at the South Bay Recreation Area will be closed temporarily on Monday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 13, 2021, due to cutoff wall construction on the Herbert Hoover Dike.
  • Broward County Segment II beach renourishment begins soon

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, announces that construction will begin soon for the Broward County Segment II shore protection renourishment project.
  • Corps to close courtesy dock at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area for repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will temporarily close the courtesy dock adjacent to the boat ramp at the W.P Franklin Lock and Dam South Recreation Area on the Caloosahatchee River near Alva, Florida, for repairs, until further notice.
  • USACE to reduce Lake Okeechobee releases beginning April 3

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce Lake Okeechobee releases to coastal estuaries beginning Saturday in an effort to slow the lake’s recession rate. Releases to the Caloosahatchee will be reduced to 1,200 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) and to 300 cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80).
  • Corps to mobilize mid-April for Fort Pierce beach renourishment

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will mobilize in mid-April to conduct a beach replenishment project at Fort Pierce, Florida. The shore protection project will entail sand replenishment of approximately 1.3 miles of beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet. It is the continuation of a federal project initially constructed in 1971 with an additional 14 periodic and emergency re-nourishments carried out since 1999.
  • Two-part LOSOM Project Delivery Team Technical Workshop scheduled for April 12 and 16

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces a two-part Technical Workshop for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT), to be held Monday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday, April 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The presentations and discussions will be different on each day of the workshop.
  • USACE announces Project Delivery Team Meeting for Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Feasibility Study on April 9, 2021.
  • USACE Adjusts Lake Okeechobee Releases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce Lake Okeechobee releases to the Caloosahatchee River to 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) beginning Saturday while making no changes to the current 500 cfs flow out of the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) that began March 6.
  • Corps requests Vilano Beach residents to remove temporary items from dunes

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, requests that homeowners and residents in the Vilano Beach area assist in the success of the recent St. Johns County beach renourishment project.