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  • USACE issues draft Environmental Assessment and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact for Additional Water Quality Improvement in Key Largo Florida

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, is issuing this Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Partial Funding to Additional Water Quality Improvements, Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District, a component of the Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Program.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to resume dry season strategy following trace flows to benefit western canals

    The USACE Jacksonville District (SAJ) will resume minimal flows west at 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) out of the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S79), Saturday, to provide low flows to the estuaries and mitigate stagnant conditions in the canals along the Caloosahatchee River.
  • Jacksonville District Delivers a Record Amount of Water South

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District delivered a record amount of water from Water Conservation Area (WCA) 3-A to Everglades National Park (ENP) in the past year. Surpassing expectations, the USACE successfully delivered over 1.4 million acre-feet of water, marking the third-highest volume since 2012, during a non-hurricane year.
  • USACE extends public comment period for Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) A-2 Stormwater Treatment Area (A-2 STA) Interim Operations Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period for its proposed development of an Interim Operations Plan for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) A-2 Stormwater Treatment Area (A-2 STA) from Jan. 31 until Feb. 14, 2024.
  • USACE announces virtual BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting January 17, 2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District invites Project Delivery Team members, stakeholders, partners, and members of the public to attend a virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project study on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • USACE hosting a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) meeting for the WERP Draft PIR/EIS

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be hosting a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) meeting for the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) Draft Project Implementation Report and Environmental Impact Statement (PIR/EIS) on Jan.17, 2024 from 5:00-8:00 pm at the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) station, Southwest Florida Research & Education Center, 2685 State Road 29 North in Immokalee, FL. The virtual only meeting will be January 18, 2024 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. The link and call-in information is listed below. The USACE / South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) team will provide an overview of the project and contents of the Draft Report. An “Open House” style question/answer period will follow the formal comment period where USACE and SFWMD staff will be able to interact with attendees.
  • USACE announces virtual BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting December 20, 2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District invites Project Delivery Team members, stakeholders, partners, and members of the public to attend a virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project study on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • EA and FONSI for Caloosahatchee River – Alum Treatment Project Section 408

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announces the availability of the final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir – Reservoir Alum Treatment Project.
  • USACE announces Project Delivery Team Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Operational Plan on June 29

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Operational Plan on Thursday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • USACE increases target flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will increase releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River Estuary beginning Saturday, June 10. The releases to the Caloosahatchee River Estuary will target a pulse release at a 7-day average of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). This is a slight increase from the 1,800 cfs targeted pulse release that has been in effect since April 15. Since this target is measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79), it includes local basin runoff and may require flows at S-79 to temporarily go above the target release to maintain flood control along the C-43 Canal.