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  • Corps to resume flows Lake Okeechobee to Caloosahatchee

    With Lake Okeechobee continuing its ascent, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to resume flows to the Caloosahatchee River starting tomorrow (Sept. 19).
  • Corps to resume flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will resume flows from Lake Okeechobee in an effort to stem the rise in water level resulting from Hurricane Irma. Starting Friday (Sept. 15), the Corps will release as much water as practical through the spillway at Port Mayaca Lock & Dam (S-308) located on the east side of the lake. The Corps will initiate flows from the Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary as soon as capacity exists downstream.
  • Corps completes post-storm dike inspection; resumes locking operations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District found no areas of concern during post-Irma inspections of Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee in South Florida.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for Hurricane Irma; continues to respond to Harvey

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is closely coordinating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), other federal partners, and state and local agencies in preparing for Hurricane Irma.
  • Corps continues prepping for Irma; issues guidance to boaters and campers

    As Hurricane Irma approaches, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is preparing to respond as needed and providing information to boaters and campers on operational adjustments that will take place at navigation locks and recreation facilities.
  • Corps to release water from Lake Okeechobee in advance of Irma

    As Hurricane Irma makes its way across the Atlantic, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has begun a pre-storm drawdown that includes water releases from Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps prepares for Irma; activates EOC

    As Hurricane Irma makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has activated its emergency operations center and is ready to deploy teams should it become necessary.
  • Corps provides update on Everglades restoration

    Jacksonville District Commander Col.Jason Kirk met with the U.S. Rep. Brian Mast to provide the latest information related to the Corps’ review of options under consideration to meet the state of Florida’s desire for a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. Col. Kirk spoke to reporters following the meeting.
  • Corps to change flow pattern for St. Lucie Canal

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is making plans to send runoff that collects in the St. Lucie Canal (C-44) in Martin County to the east through the St. Lucie Lock & Dam structure (S-80).
  • Corps to implement deviation to assist with Everglades’ high-water event

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is implementing temporary operational changes to alleviate high water conditions within the Everglades’ water conservation areas west of the Fort Lauderdale and Miami metro areas. The temporary deviation aims to reduce stages in Water Conservation Areas 1, 2, and 3 in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties. Heavy rain since the beginning of June have caused the water levels in the conservation areas to rise to historic levels for this time of year.