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  • USACE announces dry-season strategy for Lake O water management

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced its strategy for management of water in Lake Okeechobee over the coming months. In a column posted to the Jacksonville District website December 19, Jacksonville District Commander Col. Andrew Kelly stated that the Corps would focus on retaining water in the lake while providing freshwater flows to the Caloosahatchee River as long as possible.
  • Corps announces additional changes to navigation on Kissimmee River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed a portion of the canal seven miles upstream to three miles downstream of the U.S. Highway 98 bridge located near Basinger approximately 20 miles northwest of Okeechobee. Now the Corps is advising boaters that the historic oxbows in the vicinity are also closed to navigation.
  • Corps maintains current flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary on the current schedule, releasing water in a pulse pattern that averages 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) over a seven-day period measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). No releases are planned through the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80).
  • Corps continues releases from Lake Okeechobee at current rates

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary at current rates. The Corps plans to release water from the lake to the Caloosahatchee in a pulsing pattern that averages 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) over a seven-day period measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). No releases are planned through the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80).
  • Corps maintains current flow pattern from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain water releases from Lake Okeechobee at current rates for the Caloosahatchee Estuary. The Corps plans to target flows at a seven-day average of 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). No releases are planned through the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) at this time.
  • 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.
  • Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study public informational meeting set

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, invite the public to attend an informational public meeting on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The Corps and county will host the meeting Sept. 9, from 5-7 p.m., at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. F, 3rd Floor, Naples, FL 34112.
  • Army Corps Announces Administrative Fee Changes

    Beginning January 1, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, will implement a revised administrative fee schedule resulting in a total cost of $835 for a dock and land based facilities at its reservoirs and along certain federal waterways in the Southeastern United States.
  • Corps schedules public status update on Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones.
  • US Army Corps of Engineers to host job fair in Jacksonville

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a job fair Friday, April 26 at the DoubleTree Hotel located at 2101 Dixie Clipper Road near Jacksonville International Airport.