Lake Okeechobee
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The Florida Department of Health in Glades County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in Lake Okeechobee. more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is advising commercial and recreational vessels that Ortona Lock will have two scheduled closures to perform maintenance... more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will start a new study in south Florida during the 2021 algal bloom season to assess the health effects of exposure to … more
In April, Manatee County Commissioners approved plans to use a deep injection well (DIW) to dispose of wastewater more
 “You never know what will happen to you out on this water ..." more
Work continues on the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM), the plan for releasing water from Lake Okeechobee that will replace... more
Conditions continue to improve on Lake Okeechobee, according to information shared Friday by Col. Andrew Kelly, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting, to be held Thursday, June 17... more
The Florida flood of 1947 left most of South Florida underwater. The flood was the reason Central and South Florida Flood Control Project (which later became... more
The Florida Department of Health in Hendry has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in the Caloosahatchee River. more
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is involving stakeholders in a plan for management of Lake Okeechobee. more
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the South Florida Water Management District continue to monitor algae blooms in South Florida lakes and waterways. more
If you really care about South Florida’s water supply and water quality, get ready to do some research. more
LAKE OKEECHOBEE – There's less risk of harmful algal blooms (HABs) on Lake Okeechobee now than in April and May, according to according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District … more
LORE Board of Directors will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, June 8, from 3 to 4 p.m. more
LAKE OKEECHOBEE – Conditions on Lake Okeechobee continue to improve according to information shared by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Commander Col. Andrew Kelly, in a June … more
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY -- Thousands of acres of stormwater treatment areas (STAs) combined with a new technology could help remove phosphorus from Kissimmee River water more
ALVA -- On May 27, the South Florida Water Management District began using an innovative technology treatment for algae. more
WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s 2022 budget for the Corps of Engineers, released on May 28, contains $350 million for South Florida ecosystem restoration, a $100 million increase over … more
Lake Okeechobee dropped below 13 feet (above sea level) this week, putting the big lake in better condition for the start of the rainy season. more
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