• Lake Okeechobee releases planned for Sediment Study on June 22

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District plans to execute a minor deviation June 22 that will release water from the lake as part of an ongoing sediment study by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The releases will affect only the Julian Keen, Jr. Lock and Dam (S-77) as water is released to support the study.
  • USACE seeks comments on Third Revised Draft PIR and Supplemental EIS for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) announces a 45-day public comment period for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project Third Revised Draft Project Implementation Report and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PIR/SEIS). Comments are due Monday, August 1, 2022. The report, along with information about the project and instructions on how to provide comments, can be found at www.saj.usace.army.mil/LOWRP/
  • USACE begins beach placement on Indian Beach Park segment of ongoing shoreline protection project in Miami Beach

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Miami Beach Renourishment project will begin sand placement at the southern end of the Indian Beach Park section of the project (beginning at approximately 43rd Street) starting the week of June 13, 2022.
  • USACE Prepares for Potential Tropical Storm

    USACE will not make any pre-storm releases from Lake Okeechobee or any of the canals it operates, but it will begin closing all structures on the Herbert Hoover Dike later today and suspend all scheduled releases from the lake until the storm has passed.
  • Corps hosts two meetings with landowners in early June on the Western Everglades Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two meetings with landowners about the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) in early June.
  • BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting moved to June 1 2022

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is postponing the Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project Study from Wednesday, May 18, 2022, to Wednesday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Review of LOSOM draft documents scheduled for summer 2022

    The release of the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual draft Environmental Impact Statement and Water Control Plan documents for review by federal, state, tribal partners and members of the public has moved to mid-summer because feedback from the initial draft documents requires additional analysis by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District.
  • USACE hosts informational meeting on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning Project on May 18 2022

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a virtual informational meeting May 18 2022 to share information about progress on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), a key project of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).
  • USACE announces BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on May 18

    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) Project Study on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • USACE further reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will further reduce releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee beginning Saturday, April 30 as we continue a gradual step-down to help moderate the high recession rate on Lake Okeechobee while sustaining beneficial conditions for the lake and estuaries through the remainder of the dry season.