US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

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  • Corps of Engineers, partners, report on progress restoring America’s Everglades

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress.
  • Corps to further reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced its second reduction in flows from Lake Okeechobee since the beginning of the month.
  • W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area beach closed for swimming

    The Jacksonville District 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.
  • No change to flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced it will maintain water discharges from Lake Okeechobee at current rates.
  • 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.
  • Backfilling work begins for Kissimmee River Restoration Project

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has initiated backfilling operations on a portion of the C-38 Canal, as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. During this time, a portion of the C-38 Canal will be closed to navigation.