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  • USACE announces BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on March 29 2022

    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 Tuesday, March 29, 2022, from 1 to 3 p.m. “The purpose of this Project Delivery Team Meeting is to provide a status update. The team has engaged coordination with the Interagency Modeling Center on model development and will share plans for the first round of modeling. BBSEER alternative plans are intended to restore freshwater flows to terrestrial and coastal wetlands in Biscayne Bay and the Southeastern Everglades,” said April Patterson, BBSEER Senior Project Manager. “We appreciate the continued engagement of the interagency Project Delivery Team and members of the public during the planning phase of this complex project. Your participation during our extended meetings and workshops, your input, local knowledge, expertise and shared data are absolutely critical to the development and success of this project.”
  • USACE announces LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on March 7

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 7, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • USACE announces PDT Meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project on March 7

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022.
  • USACE announces LOSOM Listening Session on Jan. 24

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Listening Session scheduled for Monday, Jan. 24, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “The focus of the Jan. 24 Listening Session will be on evaluation of the model results we discussed at our Project Delivery Team meeting on Jan. 12,” said LOSOM Planning Technical Lead Lisa Aley.” We will have a follow-on PDT meeting to discuss operational guidance for the Water Control Plan.” “During the Listening Session, we’d like to hear from members of the PDT and public who have performed their own interpretation of the model results for the Preferred Alternative and would like to share their findings with us to inform our NEPA evaluation,” said Aley. “Members of the PDT and public are encouraged to provide PowerPoint presentations – in advance, if possible, so we can compile a read-ahead package -- or provide verbal comments. We will host numerous public comment periods throughout the listening session so we can hear from everyone on the line who would like to provide feedback.”
  • USACE announces LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on Jan.12

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 12, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • St. Lucie Lock recreation area closes for Lock scheduled maintenance repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the temporary closure of some recreational facilities at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam in advance of scheduled repairs. The St. Lucie Visitor Center, lock observation decks and the St. Lucie North Recreation Area will be closed effective immediately in preparation for upcoming major maintenance work in the area, and will remain closed until the project is complete. The dewatering and repairs to the St. Lucie Lock and Dam are scheduled to begin January 4 and the project is expected to be complete by April 2022.
  • USACE and SFWMD celebrate Indian River Lagoon-South C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    INDIANTOWN, Fla.-Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the ceremonial filling of the Indian River Lagoon- South C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area. “We are here with our outstanding partners at the South Florida Water Management District to cut the ribbon and celebrate the ceremonial filling of the C-44 Reservoir,” said Col. James Booth, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Commander. “This Everglades restoration project is massive in scale – the reservoir alone is roughly two miles by 3 miles wide. The C-44 component of the Indian River Lagoon-South project will capture, store, and treat local runoff from the C-44 basin, revitalize habitat in the Indian River Lagoon, help restore the balance of fresh and salt water in the Indian River Lagoon and the St. Lucie Estuary, and provide significant water quality improvements.”
  • USACE announces LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on November 2

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team Meeting regarding optimization feedback, scheduled for Tuesday, November 2, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • USACE Announces LOSOM Listening Session on October 28

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Listening Session scheduled for Thursday, October 28, from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Final Draft 2021 Everglades Restoration Integrated Delivery Schedule to be released October 29

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for the release of the Final Draft of the 2021 Integrated Delivery Schedule at a virtual meeting on Friday, October 29, from 9 to 10 a.m.