Tag: Disaster
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures following Hurricane Idalia

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that it received authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Idalia. These alternate procedures will be effective for a six-month period, through March 3, 2024. A Corps-issued public notice announcing these alternative/emergency procedures is available at:
  • Corps to reduce flows from Lake O; Hurricane Matthew damage assessment continues

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce outflows from Lake Okeechobee this weekend as a result of receding water levels. Effective Friday (Oct. 14), the target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary is 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77) located on the southwest side of the lake. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary is 1,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. Additionally, the Corps continues to assist with post-Hurricane Matthew damage assessments around the state.