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  • May

    CERP Science Driven Restoration

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. May 31, 2024 --- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District reflects on the hard work and dedicated efforts of their state partners as well as the scientist and engineers within USACE and their unwavering commitment to Everglades restoration. USACE, and its state partners are making strategic efforts to restore, rehabilitate and reverse the damage inflicted in the past. This mission is no small task, the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) is an intensive project with far-reaching impacts on both the Everglades and its diverse wildlife, as well as the entire population of Florida.
  • USACE & FIND host the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway boat tour

    Jacksonville, Fla. -- On May 1, 2024, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District, joined by partners from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), U.S. Coast Guard, and various stakeholders, embarked on the vessel named Florida II to conduct inspections along segments of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterways (IWW). While unconventional, the ship provided an invaluable setting for decision-makers to witness firsthand the environmental areas under discussion and foster relationships among stakeholders.
  • December

    USACE celebrates completion of Caloosahatchee C-43 Reservoir Pump Station

    HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.  -  (Dec. 19, 2023) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) joined federal, state and local officials to celebrate the completion of a new pump station for the Caloosahatchee (C-43) Reservoir Project today. The C-43 Reservoir, once completed, will hold approximately 170,000 acre-feet of water (55 billion gallons) and is part of the state-federal Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) to restore the environment and make our water resources more resilient.