Tag: emergency management
  • USACE Prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole

    As Tropical Storm Nicole makes its way toward Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District is responding as needed and providing information to boaters and campers on operational adjustments to navigation, recreation, and Lake Okeechobee operations.
  • Operation Blue Roof Deadline Extended Through Nov. 1

    The last day residents can apply for Operation Blue Roof has been extended through Nov. 1 for homeowners in Lee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte and Collier counties affected by Hurricane Ian.
  • Corps completes pre-storm dike inspection

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District completed an inspection today of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in advance of potential impacts from Hurricane Matthew, currently making its way through the Caribbean. Staff with the Corps' South Florida Operations Office in Clewiston identified no new issues or areas of concern.