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  • Corps to reduce flows to St. Lucie; no change to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee to help offset impacts to the saltwater-freshwater mix to the St. Lucie Estuary. The adjustment in discharges will take place tomorrow (March 20). The new target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be a seven-day average of 730 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. The target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary is unchanged at a seven-day average of 2,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers.
  • Corps to close boat ramps at W.P. Franklin Recreation Areas for repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will temporarily close two boat ramps on the Caloosahatchee River at the W.P Franklin Lock and Dam near Alva, Florida, for repairs.
  • Lake Okeechobee discharges to continue at current rates

    The Corps plans to begin another seven-day pulse release from the lake tomorrow (March 12). The target flow for the Caloosahatchee during this period is unchanged at an average of 2,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers. The target flow to the St. Lucie is also unchanged at 950 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.
  • Corps to increase flows as Lake Okeechobee rises

    With levels in Lake Okeechobee rising over the past month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will increase discharges to the east and west to help ensure safe management of lake levels during the upcoming wet season.
  • Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will increase discharges from Lake Okeechobee as part of its ongoing effort to manage water levels.
  • Corps to suspend flows to St. Lucie; no change to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will suspend flows from Lake Okeechobee to the east to support a science research project in Martin County.
  • Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will institute a small increase in discharges from Lake Okeechobee as part of its ongoing effort to manage water levels.
  • 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 low-level flows for at least another week.
  • Low-level discharges from Lake O continue at current rates

    Low-level discharges will continue at current rates to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries as
  • Corps continues low-level discharges from Lake Okeechobee

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will continue