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  • January

    Corps emphasizes momentum, collaboration at annual Everglades conference

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The importance of aligning priorities and maintaining momentum were key discussion points for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership who spoke about ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades during the 32nd Annual Everglades Coalition Conference in Fort Myers, Florida Jan. 5-8, 2017.
  • August

    Project partnership agreements finalized for two Everglades projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has finalized two critical agreements for ecosystem restoration projects in the Florida Everglades. The project partnership agreements (PPAs) cover the Broward County Water Preserve Areas and Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands projects, two Everglades restoration projects that were authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014.
  • March

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

    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. The 2015 Report to Congress for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) was jointly submitted to Congress last week by the secretaries of the Army and the Interior. The report details the collaborative effort of participating agencies and their combined commitment to restore America’s Everglades.
  • September

    Record of Decision signed for Central Everglades Planning Project

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Central Everglades Planning Project on Aug. 31, 2015, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the ecosystem restoration project’s report.
  • June

    Environmental reports for G-3273 & S-356 Pump Station Field Test available

    The Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the first increment of the G-3273 and S-356 Pump Station Field Test are now available online. The first increment of the G-3273 and S-356 pump station field test will evaluate the raising or removing of the G-3273 constraint of 6.8 feet and holding the L-29 Canal stage at 7.5 feet to enable increased water deliveries to Everglades National Park. This is the first step in the incremental approach to develop the final operating plan for the Modified Water Deliveries to Everglades National Park and C-111 South Dade projects.
  • May

    Draft supplemental report for Decomp Physical Model available for 30-day public and agency review

    The Draft Supplemental Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Decomp Physical Model (DPM) is now available for public and agency review. Comments will be accepted through June 18, 2015. The Decomp Physical Model is a field-scale test that is being conducted along a 3,000-foot stretch of the L-67A and L-67C levees and canals in Water Conservation Area (WCA) 3A and 3B to determine how best to design and formulate plans for future decompartmentalization of WCA-3, as envisioned in the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).
  • Collaborative effort brings benefits to Lake Worth Lagoon

    A dedicated and collaborative effort between numerous local, state, federal and private organizations is providing essential benefits to the Lake Worth Lagoon through the completion of the Grassy Flats Restoration Project in Palm Beach County, Fla.
  • April

    Comprehensive study on Aquifer Storage & Recovery capabilities scheduled to be finalized by summer

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is in the process of finalizing a comprehensive study on research related to the use of Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR), an Everglades restoration component proposed as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) to recharge, store and recover water underground for ecological restoration uses.
  • January

    Year in Review: Ecosystem restoration

    From transferring the first completed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project to resolving long-standing policy issues that will enable restoration projects to move forward, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has performed some heavy lifting this year to keep Everglades restoration progress moving forward.
  • Corps hosts pre-proposal conference for Indian River Lagoon-South construction contract

    More than 140 interested contractors attended a pre-proposal conference hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Jan. 13 in Stuart, Fla. The conference was held for contractors interested in submitting proposals to build the reservoir component of the Indian River Lagoon-South’s C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) project in Martin County, Fla.
  • Corps hosts public meeting for Loxahatchee River Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the development of an environmental assessment document for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Jan. 12 in Stuart, Fla.
  • December

    Completion of major Everglades restoration construction contract celebrated at Picayune Strand

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District celebrated the completion of a major construction effort for the Picayune Strand Restoration project Oct. 24 alongside federal, state and local representatives and Everglades restoration supporters.
  • November

    South Atlantic Division commanding general visits Jacksonville District projects

    Brig. Gen. C. David Turner, South Atlantic Division commander, devoted nearly a week learning about the district’s projects and meeting with partnering agency officials and district staff during his visit to Florida Sept. 15-19, 2014.
  • September

    Corps completes construction on first contract for Indian River Lagoon-South project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, completed construction on its first contract for a substantial Everglades restoration project in Martin County, Fla., July 31. The project, known as the C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) project, is the first component of the multi-billion dollar Indian River Lagoon-South project that will serve a vital role in storing and treating local basin run-off.
  • July

    Morey’s ability to communicate through graphics provides invaluable service

    Behind the scenes at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, technical writer/editor Patrice Morey is busy working with her teammates to effectively communicate intricate plans through the informational products and graphics she creates and the edits she provides to technical reports.
  • Congress authorizes eight Jacksonville District projects

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.
  • June

    Eight Jacksonville District projects receive congressional authorization

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law June 10.
  • April

    Draft Everglades System Status Report available for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District — the two
  • January

    Another banner year for district’s ecosystem restoration program

    With major contract awards, dedication ceremonies and the completion of the first Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project this past year, it is safe to say that 2013 was a busy and productive year for Jacksonville District’s ecosystem restoration program.
  • Corps discusses restoration progress and Lake Okeechobee management at annual Everglades Coalition Conference

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Collaboration, innovation and long-term solutions were key discussion points