Tag: Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway
  • Forecasted rain may require C-43, C-44 flows

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain the current release schedule from Lake Okeechobee, but heavy rain forecasted for the Lake Okeechobee waterway May 10 may require flows from the C-43 and C-44 canals to control water levels for flood control.
  • Corps reduces Caloosahatchee releases to 457 cfs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce flows from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary this week to a 7-day average rate of 457 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the 650 cfs it had been releasing for much of the dry season. Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80).
  • Corps announces LOSOM project team meetings and public workshops

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today the planned schedule for Project Delivery Team meetings supporting the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) and a series of workshops to provide the public with information about the ongoing efforts to update water management guidelines for the lake which integrate additional projects that will be coming online in 2022.