Lake Okeechobee
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Lake Okeechobee was at 16.3 feet on Nov. 18 and is still rising. more
People on Florida’s east coast often ask, why is more water released from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River... more
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is rescheduling the November Governing Board Meeting to Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at 1 p.m. more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will make releases from Lake Okeechobee... more
Lake Okeechobee is expected to rise to 16 or 16.5 feet due to the runoff from Hurricane Ian, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. more
The  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is advising commercial and recreational vessels that the rim canal north of the Julian Keen, Jr. Lock at S-281 is currently obstructed ... more
Due to the updated forecast of Tropical Storm Ian, the South Florida Water Management District will close all navigational locks on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6 pm. T more
Bass Pro expects to have permits in hand in about 18 months ... more
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) is seeking input on the plan to manage cattails on Lake Okeechobee. more
As Lake Okeechobee continues to decline and the lake level nears the water shortage band, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is focusing on conservation. more
A tropical wave is predicted to pass over South Florida this weekend, bringing some much needed rain ... more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District plans to execute a minor deviation Tuesday, August 23... more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to accept comments on the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual Environmental Statement. more
Will the operational flexibility in the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) leave farmers without sufficient water for their crops? more
Will the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan for managing Lake Okeechobee violate Florida’s water laws? more
Water quality issues in Lake Okeechobee won’t be solved without water storage north of Lake Okeechobee ... more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a notice to navigation that all east and west bound traffic transiting the Julian Keen Jr. Lock on Aug. 16 and Aug. 17 should expect delays. more
The Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) would give the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sole... more
Glades area residents spoke out about concerns the new plan for Lake Okeechobee will harm the lake’s ecology and threaten water supply … more
Visitors to Lake Okeechobee often watch afternoon thundershowers move across the Big O like a gray curtain of water. more
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