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Corps steps down flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will step down the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary to 850 cubic feet per second on Friday, January 11. [Read More]
Published: Jan-11-19

Corps awards contract for Broward County Beach renourishment, public meeting January 9

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on December 6 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for $7,864,770.87, for Contract A of the Broward County Segment III Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Beach Erosion Control Project 2018, Broward County, Florida. A public information meeting is scheduled for January 9. [Read More]
Published: Dec-06-18

Corps hosts public scoping meetings for the Florida Keys Storm Risk Management Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of three National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings for the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study, and will accept public scoping comments until January 8, 2019. [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-18

Corps to maintain flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will maintain flows at current rates from Lake Okeechobee to the estuaries. Starting Friday October 26, the Corps will implement a 7 day average pulse release of 1,000 cfs as measured at the W.P Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79), which will continue until further notice. No flows are currently planned at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). Additional runoff from rain in the local Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets. [Read More]
Published: Oct-25-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts scoping meeting for Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meetings for the Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study. The meetings will be held on Wednesday, November 7 at Cruise Terminal F on Port Miami, 1103 North Cruise Blvd., Miami, Fla. 33132 (complimentary parking in Lot G). The first meeting will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and the second meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. The information at both meetings will be the same. [Read More]
Published: Oct-12-18

Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures following Hurricane Michael

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced it received authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Michael. [Read More]
Published: Oct-11-18

Corps transitions to lower flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will transition to lower flows from Lake Okeechobee to the estuaries, starting Friday, October 5. “Drier conditions have meant we’ve been able to move water off the lake, and make it possible to reduce flows to the estuaries,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida. “That includes a zero flow target for the St. Lucie, and a gradual transition down to 1,000 cubic feet per second for the Caloosahatchee over the next three weeks.” [Read More]
Published: Oct-04-18

Corps monitoring tropics, maintains flow schedule from Lake O

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District maintains the current flow schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee. “We are closely monitoring tropical activity, including multiple storms in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean. If conditions change, we are ready to reevaluate the situation,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-18

Corps reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announces a reduced flow schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee, to take effect Friday, September 6, 2018. This decision will be in effect until further notice. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-18

Colonel Andrew D. Kelly assumes command of the Jacksonville District

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Col. Andrew D. Kelly assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District from Col. Jason Kirk today (Aug. 24) during a traditional Army ceremony held at The Times-Union Center in Jacksonville. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-18
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