• 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.
  • USACE seeks public comment on Indian River Lagoon - South C-23/C-24 Reservoirs and STA

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces public comment on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for proposed design refinements to the Indian River Lagoon - South (IRL-S) Project, specifically to the C-23 and C-24 features in St. Lucie County. The IRL-S Project is one project that is part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Public comments are due Wednesday, April 21.
  • North Brevard shore protection renourishment to begin late March

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville will begin beach re-nourishment of the North Reach section of its Brevard County Shore Protection Project on or about March 20.
  • USACE announces public comment on proposed seepage cutoff wall in the 8.5 Square Mile Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD) proposed construction of a seepage cutoff wall in the L-357W levee. The Jacksonville District, in response to a request from the SFWMD, is evaluating a modification to an existing Central and Southern Florida (C&SF) Project pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 408 (Section 408) to improve seepage management in the 8.5 Square Mile Area (SMA), also known as the Las Palmas community. The proposed action would be in Miami-Dade County. Improved seepage management would allow for greater operational flexibility of the Central and Southern Florida Project. Comments are due April 9, 2021.
  • USACE schedules informational meeting for Indian River Lagoon – South C-44 Preliminary Project Operating Manual on April 8

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces an informational meeting on the Preliminary Project Operating Manual (PPOM) for the Indian River Lagoon – South (IRL-S) C-44 Project, to be held Thursday, April 8 at 5:30 p.m.