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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, will conduct treatments of floating aquatic plants starting July 26. more
JACKSONVILLE – CC, the “balanced array” selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to be the basis of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) will keep Lake … more
The South Florida Water Management District is carefully moving forward on plans to use ASR wells to store water... more
JACKSONVILLE – Lake Okeechobee was at 13.44 feet above sea level on Friday, about a foot higher than a month ago more
The claim that “the St. Lucie River gets no benefit from the connection to Lake Okeechobee”  was made repeatedly … more
Debate over the best plan for managing Lake Okeechobee continued Monday with a meeting of the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual... more
LAKE OKEECHOBEE – A vast expanse of yellow flowers skim the surface near the shore of Lake Okeechobee. more
Runoff from Hurricane Elsa raised the level of Lake Okeechobee by about 4 inches, and is expected to add another 2 inches … more
LAKE PLACID -- The Lake Placid Caladium festival is back! more
Flow through the Franklin Locks on the Caloosahatchee River has increased this week, with no water released from Lake O more
A water sample taken from the C-44 canal (St. Lucie canal) had high levels of microcystin toxins. more
Going down another rabbit hole to connect the dots between sugar industry’s use of glyphosate in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) and impacts to manatees just further distracts from true … more
WEST PALM BEACH – The new plan for managing the levels of Lake Okeechobee will not eliminate the need to release water to the coastal estuaries after a hurricane hits. more
WEST PALM BEACH – At their June 23, 2021 meeting, the Florida Blue Green Algae Task Force put the focus on treating the source of the problem rather than the symptoms. They also expressed … more
JACKSONVILLE -- Work continues on the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) which will go into effect when repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike are completed in 2022. more
JACKSONVILLE – The rainy season has started, and Lake Okeechobee has begun to rise. On Friday, June 25, the lake level was 12.63 feet above sea level. more
The “Big O Open” held its June 2021 Tournament out of Okee-Tantie with nine teams participating. more
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) monitors algal blooms in the state. more
LAKE OKEECHOBEE – A drier than normal May and a slow start to the wet season helped Lake Okeechobee dip down to 12.49 feet earlier this week. The lake is about 1 foot lower than it was a month … more
The Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) met online via Zoom on June 17 to review the proposed “balanced arrays” more
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