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  • Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee starting Friday (March 4). The new target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary is 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock (S-77) located in the southwest part of the lake. The new target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary is 1,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart.
  • Corps to maximize flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will further increase flows from Lake Okeechobee this weekend in an effort to stem the rise in water level brought about by recent heavy precipitation. Starting Friday (Feb. 5), the Corps will remove specific target flows and release as much water as practical through Moore Haven Lock (S-77) located on the west side of the lake, and the Port Mayaca Lock (S-308) located on the east side of the lake.
  • Corps announces additional increase to flows from Lake Okeechobee

    With the rise in Lake Okeechobee accelerating, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced its intent to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee. New targets are 6,500 cfs to Caloosahatchee and 2,800 cfs to St. Lucie.
  • Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District intends to release more water from Lake Okeechobee starting this weekend as it continues to manage the lake level in the midst of El Nino conditions.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers free tours at W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer free tours of the W. P. Franklin Lock and Dam on the Okeechobee Waterway in Alva through March.
  • Lake Okeechobee flows to continue at current rates

    The Corps will begin another seven-day pulse release from the lake tomorrow (Jan. 22). The target flow to the Caloosahatchee is unchanged at an average of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers. The Corps plans no releases from the lake through St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart.
  • No change in flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will continue releasing water from Lake Okeechobee at the same rates it has used over the past month. The target flow to the Caloosahatchee is unchanged at an average of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers. The Corps plans no releases from the lake through St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart.
  • Corps to maintain current flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville district has decided to continue releases of water from Lake Okeechobee at the same target flows for at least another week. The Corps will begin a seven-day pulse release from the lake starting Friday (Jan. 8). The target flow to the Caloosahatchee during this period is unchanged at an average of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers.
  • Corps maintains status quo on discharges from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville district will continue water management operations at Lake Okeechobee at the same target flows for the next two weeks.
  • Corps to maintain flows from Lake Okeechobee at current rate

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will begin another seven-day pulse release of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers on Friday. The Corps doesn’t plan to release water from the lake through St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart.