Lake Okeechobee News

10/24/2020 8:25:00 PM
Treasure Coast Newspapers
Discharges that began Oct. 14 have dumped 1.3 billion gallons of Lake Okeechobee water in the St. Lucie River estuary.

10/23/2020 3:52:00 PM
YAHOO!
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that high volume releases from Lake Okeechobee will continue into the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers, for now.

10/23/2020 3:29:00 PM
Center for Biological Diversity
Conservation groups filed a proposal in federal court today to ensure that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ discharges from Lake Okeechobee don’t harm protected wildlife. The U.S. District Court for ...

10/23/2020 3:19:00 PM
NBC2
The Army Corps of Engineers will continue releasing the same amount of water from Lake Okeechobee. Engineers said they need to keep letting water out at 4,000 cubic feet per second. Right now, there ...

10/23/2020 1:07:00 PM
WMFE
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said today water releases from Lake Okeechobee have helped slow the lake’s rate of rise by a half foot.

10/23/2020 11:07:36 AM
Treasure Coast Newspapers on MSN.com
Lake Okeechobee discharges that began Oct. 14 have dumped 1.3 billion gallons of water in the St. Lucie River.

10/23/2020 10:15:58 AM
West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce WFLX-TV on MSN.com
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that high volume releases from Lake Okeechobee will continue into the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers, for now. The lake level is currently is at ...

10/22/2020 3:46:00 PM
WINK NEWS
Last week, water discharges from Lake Okeechobee started making their way down the Caloosahatchee, and already, there are calls from groups to reduce the amount of water coming to Southwest Florida.

10/21/2020 4:12:00 AM
News-Press
With Lake Okeechobee at more than 16.2 feet above sea level, even after five days of releases, the polluted flows likely won’t stop any time soon ...

10/20/2020 1:34:06 PM
The St. Lucie News-Tribune on MSN.com
BlueGreen Water Technologies plans to use an algicide to kill blue-green algae in water discharged from Lake Okeechobee toward the St. Lucie River.

10/19/2020 9:50:00 AM
United States Army
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, announces the approval of a planned deviation from the water control plan for Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades Agricultural Area, also known ...

10/16/2020 1:36:00 PM
ABC7
The Army Corps of Engineers said they are not reducing water flows from Lake Okeechobee despite President Trump claiming they would. President Donald Trump made the claim about Lake Okeechobee and the ...

10/16/2020 1:05:00 AM
NBC2
Bass fishing on Lake Okeechobee has been good enough for most tournament anglers to weigh limits, and Lake Trafford’s crappie fishers are even catching nice specks off the park pier. OFFSHORE ...

10/15/2020 8:55:00 PM
WPBF
Environmentalists and a board member of the South Florida Water Management District expressed health and economy concerns as the Army Corp of Engineers begins releasing water from Lake Okeechobee into ...

10/15/2020 8:42:00 PM
YAHOO!
Water releases at Lake Okeechobee have resumed.

10/15/2020 3:31:00 PM
Palm Beach Post
The highest tides of the year are arriving at the same time as Lake Okeechobee discharges to the St. Lucie River. Will they cause flooding?

10/15/2020 5:20:58 AM
West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce WFLX-TV on MSN.com
Fresh water from Lake Okeechobee is now being released into the St. Lucie River at a rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It's the first time in two ...

10/15/2020 3:27:00 AM
Palm Beach Post
Harmful discharges of Lake Okeechobee water to the northern estuaries began Wednesday and will have an indirect effect on the Lake Worth Lagoon. While the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries will ...

10/15/2020 1:00:05 AM
The St. Lucie News-Tribune on MSN.com
Lake Okeechobee discharges can go south now. Ed Killer: The Army Corps of Engineers should hold off discharges this fall Electricity-starved Guineans look to prized dam project as election nears ...

10/14/2020 8:35:00 PM
YAHOO!
Fresh water from Lake Okeechobee is now being released into the St. Lucie River at a rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second, according to the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

10/14/2020 8:34:00 PM
MSN
Fresh water from Lake Okeechobee is now being released into the St. Lucie River at a rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second, according to the United States Army Corps of Engineers. WPTV West Palm ...

10/14/2020 7:09:00 PM
Treasure Coast Newspapers
Lake Okeechobee discharges coming from the west and king tides coming from the east could combine to cause serious flooding in low-lying areas along the St. Lucie River in Martin County this weekend.

10/14/2020 6:38:00 PM
WPTV
STUART, Fla. -- Fresh water from Lake Okeechobee is now being released into the St. Lucie River at a rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second, according to the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

10/14/2020 5:00:00 PM
NBC2
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced water releases from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River began Wednesday. About 4,000 cubic-feet of freshwater will be ...

10/14/2020 5:00:00 PM
NBC2
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced water releases from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River began Wednesday. About 4,000 cubic-feet of freshwater will be ...

10/14/2020 3:39:43 PM
The St. Lucie News-Tribune on MSN.com
The Army Corps plans to send 1.16 billion gallons a day east to the St. Lucie River and 2.59 billion gallons a day west to the Caloosahatchee River.

10/14/2020 2:44:00 PM
YAHOO!
The St. Lucie Lock was opened Wednesday to release Lake Okeechobee water into the St. Lucie River for the first time in nearly two summers.

10/14/2020 2:04:00 PM
News-Press
The Army Corps will send 1.16 billion gallons a day east to the St. Lucie River and 2.59 billion gallons a day west to the Caloosahatchee River.

10/14/2020 12:59:00 PM
WPTV
STUART, Fla. — The St. Lucie Lock was opened Wednesday to release Lake Okeechobee water into the St. Lucie River for the first time in nearly two summers. The Army Corps announced last week that ...

10/14/2020 11:52:00 AM
Treasure Coast Newspapers
The Army Corps will send 1.16 billion gallons a day east to the St. Lucie River and 2.59 billion gallons a day west to the Caloosahatchee River.

10/14/2020 11:52:00 AM
Treasure Coast Newspapers
The Army Corps will send 1.16 billion gallons a day east to the St. Lucie River and 2.59 billion gallons a day west to the Caloosahatchee River.

10/13/2020 5:00:00 PM
United States Army
Jacksonville District will start releasing water from Lake Okeechobee today after heavy inflows from the north and rains across the region caused the lake to ...

10/13/2020 2:57:00 PM
Palm Beach Post
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment recently examined the consequences of maintaining high water levels in Lake Okeechobee during the dry season, a practice designed to ...

10/12/2020 6:35:24 PM
Treasure Coast Newspapers on MSN.com
The rate of flow to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers will be announced by Col. Andrew Kelly, the Corps commander for Florida.

10/11/2020 3:18:00 PM
WINK NEWS
Crews are making room for more water ahead of the Lake Okeechobee releases scheduled to start this week. Many in Southwest Florida are preparing as the water could arrive as early as Tuesday.

10/10/2020 1:25:00 PM
YAHOO!
COVD-19 still wreaks havoc in Florida, but South Floridians are engaged in a battle for our health and safety on another front -- water scarcity. While most residents do not worry about their water ...

10/9/2020 5:31:00 PM
Treasure Coast Newspapers
The Army Corps can't send water south. "Everything is very wet. As the basin to the south gets more saturated, you basically just run out of room." ...

10/9/2020 3:57:00 PM
NBC2
The US Army Corps of Engineers announced they will resume water releases from Lake Okeechobee early next week. On Wednesday, the US Army Corps of Engineers made the decision to not make releases into ...

10/9/2020 3:12:00 PM
MSN
Lake Okeechobee water levels have risen to a critical level, and on Friday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it will very likely begin water releases next week. WPTV West Palm Beach ...

10/9/2020 1:49:00 PM
WPTV
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. — Lake Okeechobee water levels have risen to a critical level, and on Friday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it will very likely begin water releases next week.







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