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  • USACE to begin water releases from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will start releasing water from Lake Okeechobee this weekend as part of its effort to manage rising water levels.
  • USACE to receive $50 million from state for dike repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed an agreement with the state of Florida to accept $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • USACE awards seepage barrier contract as part of dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to construct several miles of seepage barrier at the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of its ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure that surrounds Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps continues to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee. Starting Friday (Dec. 1), the target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be reduced to 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77). The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be reduced to 1,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.
  • Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee for the first time since releases were initiated following Hurricane Irma. Starting Friday (Nov. 17), the target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be set to 6,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77). The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be reduced to 2,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.
  • Corps continues to address water challenges in south Florida

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commander for south Florida, Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, told local elected officials this morning the agency continues to work through water management challenges in south Florida.
  • Corps continues daily inspections of Herbert Hoover Dike

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continue to report no significant issues of concern following inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida.
  • Corps updates inspection results of Herbert Hoover Dike

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District report no significant issues of concern following their most recent inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida.
  • Corps announces inspection results of Herbert Hoover Dike

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have no significant issues of concern following their most recent inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida.
  • ‘Temporary Power’ team doing their part to return Florida to normalcy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is nearing completion on its Hurricane Irma temporary power mission. Just 11 days following Irma’s impact, the team assigned to provide emergency power to the state’s critical public facilities has met the challenge.