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  • USACE announces a Project Delivery Team Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Update June 21

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation on Wednesday, June 21, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. “The purpose of this Project Delivery Team Meeting is to provide our partners, stakeholders and the public an update on the implementation of the Combined Operational Plan and Adaptive Management in the southern part of our Central and Southern Florida system, and to discuss the future of COP as we transition to CEPP,” said Project Manager Jonathan Jenkins.
  • USACE reduces target flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce releases from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee River Estuaries beginning Saturday, April 15.
  • USACE announces public scoping meetings and comment period for Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Operational Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces public scoping meetings and public comment on the CEPP Operational Plan. In-person meetings are scheduled during the afternoon and evening of April 25 in Cutler Bay, and a virtual meeting is scheduled for the evening of April 26. Public Scoping Comments are due May 15.
  • USACE announces virtual LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on March 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a virtual Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. “The purpose of the March 15 PDT Meeting is to update the Project Delivery Team, partners, stakeholders and the public on a change to the LOSOM study schedule and to hold a listening session,” said LOSOM Project Manager Tim Gysan.
  • USACE resumes releases to St. Lucie Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District resumed releases at the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam (S-308) and the St. Lucie Lock and Dam at (S-80) this morning following a temporary closure at the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam on Monday, Feb. 27.
  • Lake Okeechobee releases planned for Sediment Study on February 21 through 24

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District plans to execute a minor adjustment to the current lake release schedule from Tuesday, February 21 through Friday, February 24, that will release water from Lake Okeechobee as part of an ongoing sediment study by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
  • USACE requests public comments and hosts virtual meeting Feb. 24 on draft documents for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project (KRRP) Increment 1 Temporary Deviation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District requests public comment on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed Kissimmee River Restoration Project (KRRP) Increment 1 Temporary Deviation, Osceola and Polk counties, Florida. The project non-Federal sponsor is the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Comments are due March 7. A virtual informational meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 24, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. There will be an opportunity for formal public comment during the meeting.
  • USACE Begins Lake Okeechobee Releases to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will make releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) at a seven-day average pulse release of 1,200 cubic feet per second beginning Saturday, Oct. 29. No lake releases are planned for the St. Lucie Estuary.
  • USACE announces a Project Delivery Team Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation November 1

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for Combined Operational Plan (COP) Implementation on Tuesday, November 1, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • USACE changes target flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee to Zero

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will change target flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee beginning Saturday, September 10, as lake levels continue to recede during the wet season and entered the Water Shortage Management Band this week.