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  • USACE awards $37 million contract for Broward County beach renourishment project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District awarded a $37,348,064 construction contract for the Broward County Segment III beach renourishment project to Continental Heavy Civil Corporation on Feb. 23.
  • Lake O flows adjusted to support Sediment Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will make temporary deviation to the Lake Okeechobee release schedule this week to facilitate a study by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to develop methods to indirectly measure sediment transported from the lake to the estuaries.
  • USACE Increases Lake Okeechobee Releases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will increase Lake Okeechobee releases to the West and South beginning Feb. 13 as part of planned deviation approved in September 2020 to reduce the risk of lake releases during the rainy season when harmful algal blooms are more likely to be present.
  • Jacksonville District to begin dredging Okeechobee Waterway near Jensen Beach, Stuart and Palm City, advises mariners

    The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will begin dredging sections of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) in the vicinity of Jensen Beach and Stuart (Reach 3) and Palm City (Reach 4) by the end of February 2021.
  • USACE Adjusts Lake Okeechobee Dry Season Release Levels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will reduce the planned increase in Lake Okeechobee releases to the Caloosahatchee Estuary from the original plan of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 1,500 cfs from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). No releases are currently planned from the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80).