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  • USACE adjusts Lake Okeechobee Releases to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will reduce Lake Okeechobee releases at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) from the current 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 1,500 cfs beginning May 15. The releases will also change from a steady flow to a pulse release to flush the lower end of the system, raise salinities, and help combat the formation of algae.
  • Corps announces mid- May mobilization for Sunny Isles Beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces construction commencement in mid-May for the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • USACE announces additional reopenings at recreation facilities along the Okeechobee Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces additional reopenings starting May 14, 2021, at Corps-managed recreation areas along the Okeechobee Waterway that were closed in March 2020 to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • USACE announces a Project Delivery Team Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation on Tuesday, May 18, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • USACE Increases Lake Okeechobee Releases to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will increase Lake Okeechobee releases at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) from the current 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 2,000 cfs beginning April 24.
  • LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting scheduled for May 7

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting, to be held Friday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Lake O sediment study release at S-308 postponed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will postpone Lake Okeechobee releases planned for April 21 from the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam (S-308) to support a U.S. Geological Survey and South Florida Water Management District ongoing Lake Okeechobee sediment study.
  • Lake O sediment study releases scheduled for April 20-21

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will execute a temporary, minor deviation to the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule April 20-21 as part of the ongoing study by the South Florida Water Management District and U.S. Geological Survey to find ways to indirectly measure sediment and nutrients transported from the lake to the estuaries.
  • 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.