• Clean Water Act case settled between the U.S. and Juan Carlos Sainz

    A Miami-Dade County homebuilder, Juan Carlos Sainz, has been required to pay a $45,000 civil penalty and repay $222,482.96 plus $30,276 in interest to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.
  • Corps reopens “boat-in” docks at W.P. Franklin Campground

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened four “boat-in” docks at the W.P Franklin North Campground on the Caloosahatchee River near Fort Myers following the completion of structural repairs.
  • Corps urges boaters to use caution on Okeechobee Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is urging boaters on Lake Okeechobee to use caution as a result of falling water levels impacting navigation routes. The Corps issued a Notice to Navigation yesterday (June 15), advising commercial and recreational vessels to use extreme caution while traveling Okeechobee Waterway Route 2 between Port Mayaca and Clewiston. Officials are also asking boaters to use caution in the waterway between Clewiston and Moore Haven as temporary dams associated with rehabilitation work on the Herbert Hoover Dike have created a narrow channel at multiple locations.
  • Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will institute a small increase in discharges from Lake Okeechobee as part of its ongoing effort to manage water levels.
  • Low-level discharges from Lake O continue at current rates

    Low-level discharges will continue at current rates to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries as
  • Wild life research conducted on Tampa Harbor dredge material island

    For a little dredge disposal island, there’s a lot happening at Tampa Harbor’s 3-D. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractors on Dredge Material Placement Facility 3-D in Tampa Bay recently earned warm-n-fuzzies as they assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in effort to collect data. The Corps and its contractors, Carter’s Contracting Services, Inc. and LG2 Environmental Solutions (LG2ES), hosted and volunteered as assistants during a two-day FWC operation that involved building a corral and herding wild ducks for banding.
  • Army Corps of Engineers focused on protecting Miami Harbor marine life

    Miami Harbor is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first Florida port expansion project to deepen to 50-plus feet, employing some of the highest environmental protection protocols outside of a designated National Marine Sanctuary.
  • Lido Key shore protection public meetings set for July 23, Comments welcome on draft study, Big Sarasota Pass sediment mining alternatives

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to provide comments on issues regarding the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reinstates Programmatic General Permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has reinstated three programmatic general permits in the state of Florida, effective immediately.
  • Corps awards latest contract for dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded its third contract over the past month to replace two additional water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.