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  • USACE Reduces Caloosahatchee Releases from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will reduce Lake Okeechobee releases at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) from the current weekly average of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 1,000 cfs beginning May 29. The St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) remains closed and USACE continues to manage the C-44 canal levels at the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam (S-308).
  • USACE announces BBSEER Sea Level Change and Modeling Workshop

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Sea Level Change and Modeling Workshop for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project Study on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
  • USACE adjusts Lake Okeechobee Releases to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will reduce Lake Okeechobee releases at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) from the current 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 1,500 cfs beginning May 15. The releases will also change from a steady flow to a pulse release to flush the lower end of the system, raise salinities, and help combat the formation of algae.
  • Corps announces mid- May mobilization for Sunny Isles Beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces construction commencement in mid-May for the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • USACE announces additional reopenings at recreation facilities along the Okeechobee Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces additional reopenings starting May 14, 2021, at Corps-managed recreation areas along the Okeechobee Waterway that were closed in March 2020 to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).