Tag: Deviations
  • Corps extends comment period on proposed LORS deviation

    The Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is extending the comment period for a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for a proposed deviation to the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) 2008. The new deadline for comments is Sept. 5, 2019, providing the public an additional 15 days to review and comment on the proposed deviation that will provide the agency additional water management flexibility at Lake Okeechobee to help address harmful algae blooms (HABs).
  • Corps implements new deviation to manage high water in Everglades

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is implementing temporary changes in operations to address high water conditions within the Everglades’ water conservation areas west of the Fort Lauderdale and Miami metro areas. The deviation approved on Tuesday (Aug. 1) allows for higher water levels in Water Conservation Area 2A for the rest of summer and the first half of fall.