US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced increases in flows from Lake Okeechobee for at least the next two weeks.
  • Enjoy Your Holiday, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

    Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death, yet the number of deaths by drowning could be reduced drastically if everyone would wear a life jacket. Statistics show that 89 percent of those who drown at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes and rivers may have survived if they had worn a life jacket. Here are some safety tips to help you have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July holiday.
  • Corps to host public meeting on Portugues Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will conduct a public briefing next week as it comes close to finishing construction on Portugués Dam near Ponce.
  • Corps extends current Lake Okeechobee release

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced plans to extend the current water release from Lake Okeechobee through next week.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting on Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Thursday, June 27 at the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Drive to discuss the release of the draft tentatively selected plan for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study. An open house and poster session will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by a formal presentation and official comment period.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting on the Bushnell Army Airfield former gas yard

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Wednesday, June 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Bushnell Community Center, 407 E. Belt Avenue. Corps representatives will explain the Proposed Plan for the former gas yard located at the Bushnell Army Airfield Formerly Used Defense Site.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting on Brooksville Turret Gunnery Range

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Tuesday, June 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, Brooksville, Fla. Corps representatives will explain the Proposed Plan for the Brooksville Turret Gunnery Range Formerly Used Defense Site.
  • Corps to increase water releases from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will increase discharges from Lake Okeechobee next week to ensure adequate storage capacity is available for the remainder of the wet season.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducting debris removal at Vero Beach

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is in the process of conducting debris removal operations at Vero Beach, Fla., under the Defense Environmental Restoration Program for Formerly Used Defense Sites program, Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base project. Contractor crews are working offshore to search for and remove underwater objects known as horned scullies.
  • Corps to increase water releases from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced plans to increase the water releases from Lake Okeechobee as part of efforts to manage the rising lake level.