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  • Corps accepts comments on Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Programmatic Agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period on the Draft Programmatic Agreement for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project (LRWRP). Comments are due Nov. 27, 2019.
  • Corps issues permit and approves deviation for drawdown of East Lake Tohopekaliga

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has taken two actions to facilitate an effort to improve water quality and fishing in East Lake Tohopekaliga.
  • Corps announces contract award and public meeting for Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the award of a construction contract and a public information meeting on October 22 for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project.
  • USACE provides update on Dorian response activities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is assessing impacts to its projects now that Hurricane Dorian has moved out of its area of responsibility.
  • Construction starts soon for Surfside Beach renourishment

    Summary: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that construction mobilization will begin August 8, 2019 for the $17.9 million Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • Corps releases East Lake Toho Drawdown and Habitat Restoration Final EIS for public comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District released the East Lake Tohopekaliga Drawdown and Habitat Enhancement (East Lake Toho) Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for public comment. Public comments are due by September 3, 2019.
  • Lake O flows adjusted to support Corps algae research

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will adjust flows from Lake Okeechobee to support scientific research on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) currently being conducted by USACE’s Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
  • Corps reduces flows to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to monitor conditions and will reduce flows from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary. Starting Saturday, June 1, the Corps will reduce the pulse release to the Caloosahatchee estuary to a 7-day average rate of 450 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). This schedule will remain in effect until further notice. Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets. "With the water level dropping below 11 feet and approaching the water shortage management band, the time is appropriate to reduce flows slightly without significant environmental impacts,” said Kelly.
  • Corps announces contract award and community meeting for Surfside Beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the award of a $17.9 million construction contract and a community meeting Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. for the Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • Corps steps up flows to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to monitor conditions and will step up releases from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary. Starting Saturday, May 18, the Corps will increase the pulse release to the Caloosahatchee estuary to a 7-day average rate of 800 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). This schedule will remain in effect until further notice. Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets.