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Archive: November, 2015

W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area beach closed for swimming

The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area for swimming because of concerns about water quality. The beach remains open for sunbathing and recreational activities other than swimming. [Read More]
Published: Nov-24-15

Corps breaks ground on reservoir for Everglades project

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, alongside federal, state and local officials, celebrated the start of a major construction contract today for the reservoir component of the C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area project, a critical restoration project to restore America’s Everglades. [Read More]
Published: Nov-20-15

Corps to reduce flows from Lake O to Caloosahatchee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will make a slight reduction in flows for its next pulse release to the Caloosahatchee Estuary scheduled to begin tomorrow. The Corps announced today the new target for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will average 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) over the next 14 days as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. [Read More]
Published: Nov-05-15

Corps awards contract for C-111 South Dade project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has awarded one of the three remaining construction contracts for the C-111 South Dade project, an Everglades restoration project in Miami-Dade County, Fla. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-15