Lake Okeechobee News

10/12/2019 6:19:00 PM
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
For biologists and water-quality experts throughout the state who had been monitoring water quality in the Everglades, Lake Okeechobee and the Indian River Lagoon, it was the manifestation of their ...

10/12/2019 3:42:00 AM
WPBF
TWO AND ONE. GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. WE HAVE TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 70S AND THE LOWER 70S IN SOME AREAS AND THE UPPER 60S IN LAKE OKEECHOBEE. THAT IS A COOL SPOT. THIS EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES ...

10/11/2019 10:13:00 AM
Fox 4
Releasing water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River was a major debate last summer when blue-green algae blooms were festering in Cape Coral canals for months. Many people voicing their ...

10/11/2019 12:08:00 AM
Ocala.com
Bee Love Slater was "a good spirit, a prankster, a joker," says one friend. "Precious, loving and kind," says another. But she was desperate to get out of Pahokee, one of the poor, small towns hugging ...

10/10/2019 12:11:17 PM
The St. Lucie News-Tribune on MSN.com
Board members praised Florida Crystals, the West Palm Beach sugar grower and processor for terminating a land lease with the district to expedite construction of a project to cut harmful Lake ...

10/9/2019 6:42:00 AM
CBS Boston / WBZ
The combination of a frontal boundary draped across central Florida and a trough just north of Lake Okeechobee will maintain a south to southwesterly flow which will continue to funnel deep ...

10/8/2019 9:55:00 AM
Law
And task force members, meeting in Gainesville to further edit the document, said they will look in future meetings beyond Lake Okeechobee and nearby waterways that have been plagued by toxic algae.

10/8/2019 8:29:00 AM
CBS Boston / WBZ
And task force members, meeting in Gainesville to further edit the document, said they will look in future meetings beyond Lake Okeechobee and nearby waterways that have been plagued by toxic algae.

10/7/2019 9:15:00 PM
WPBF
THE PURPOSE WAS TO ASSESS THE RECOVERY OF THE ST. LUCIE RIVER AFTER IMPROVED WATER MANAGEMENT THIS SUMMER, NAMELY EFFORTS BY MAST AND GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS TO GET THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO LOWER ...

10/7/2019 5:12:00 PM
7News Miami
A front is forecast to make it into Central Florida near Lake Okeechobee midweek and with tropical moisture flowing into the region, it will leave South Florida unsettled. In fact, a soggy stretch ...

10/7/2019 4:17:19 PM
The St. Lucie News-Tribune on MSN.com
MANATEE POCKET — "Crystal clear" water in the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon proves lowering Lake Okeechobee this year helped protect the estuary, U.S.Rep. Brian Mast said Monday after a boat ...

10/7/2019 2:52:00 PM
Gainesville
“Clearly your focus has been on the Lake Okeechobee basin, which is in desperate need of some attention, but we urge you not to restrict the recommendations to are in this document to exclusively ...

10/7/2019 2:50:00 PM
News4Jax
And task force members, meeting in Gainesville to further edit the document, said they will look in future meetings beyond Lake Okeechobee and nearby waterways that have been plagued by toxic algae.

10/7/2019 11:54:00 AM
Palm Beach Post
It is expected to merge with a front moving near Lake Okeechobee and a low off the east coast of the U.S. by Wednesday. The hurricane center is giving it a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical ...

10/7/2019 9:17:00 AM
Sun Sentinel
The National Weather Service is saying that two air masses, one drifting south from the Lake Okeechobee area, and another moving north from the Florida Keys, will combine to soak South Florida with ...

10/7/2019 5:08:00 AM
GlobeSt.com
Photo by Robert Blouin/Shutterstock.com. The sugar grower Florida Crystals has agreed to the early end of a controversial lease on land south of Lake Okeechobee that is envisioned for a ...

10/6/2019 7:37:00 AM
Palm Beach Post
Restoration of Florida’s water bodies, including Lake Okeechobee and the wider Everglades region, is among the state’s longest standing and most contentious challenges. Gov. Ron DeSantis recently ...

10/6/2019 5:12:00 AM
Palm Beach Post
“Precious, loving and kind,” says another. But she was desperate to get out of Pahokee, one of the poor, small towns hugging Lake Okeechobee. “She posted messages saying she felt as if people were ...

10/6/2019 5:12:00 AM
Palm Beach Post
"Precious, loving and kind," says another. But she was desperate to get out of Pahokee, one of the poor, small towns hugging Lake Okeechobee. "She posted messages saying she felt as if people were ...

10/5/2019 10:42:00 AM
YAHOO!
The Army Corps of Engineers will release water from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam to the Caloosahatchee Estuary starting Saturday.

10/5/2019 4:25:00 AM
Florida Politics
The project will allow discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the reservoir rather than releasing harmful algal blooms into major rivers. The Florida Crystals lease covered the stormwater treatment ...

10/4/2019 1:51:00 PM
Palm Beach Daily News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are targeting Florida for a study on people who unwittingly breathe in the algae vapor, specifically those who live and work near Lake Okeechobee and the ...

10/4/2019 1:51:00 PM
Palm Beach Daily News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are targeting Florida for a study on people who unwittingly breathe in the algae vapor, specifically those who live and work near Lake Okeechobee and the ...

10/4/2019 1:51:00 PM
Palm Beach Daily News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are targeting Florida for a study on people who unwittingly breathe in the algae vapor, specifically those who live and work near Lake Okeechobee and the ...

10/4/2019 11:10:00 AM
Fox 4
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will resume releasing water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee Estuary this weekend. The agency says because of dry conditions and a lack ...

10/4/2019 7:41:00 AM
Sun Sentinel
The sugar grower Florida Crystals has agreed to the early end of a controversial lease on land south of Lake Okeechobee that is envisioned for a stormwater-treatment area linked to a new reservoir. An ...

10/4/2019 6:16:00 AM
WPTV
Email us at paradise@wptv.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. --- The sugar grower Florida Crystals has agreed to the early end of a controversial lease on land south of Lake Okeechobee that is envisioned for a ...

10/3/2019 2:16:00 PM
Palm Beach Post
A deal that undid the governing board of the largest water management district in Florida was rewritten this week to allow for expedited construction on a reservoir project south of Lake Okeechobee.

10/3/2019 12:18:00 PM
Florida Politics
The reservoir was proposed in response to discharges from Lake Okeechobee that can spread toxic blue-green algae that is present inside the lake. The EAA reservoir will aim to store water that ...

10/3/2019 3:23:00 AM
Sun Sentinel
Maggy Hurchalla’s op-ed regarding Lake Okeechobee levels takes an extremely myopic view of the risk posed by a lower level, especially as it relates to the majority of South Florida. While everyone ...

10/2/2019 7:31:00 AM
Palm Beach Post
Chuck Caracozza, a NWS meteorologist in Miami, said weather prediction models disagree on how far the front will dig into Florida, with the EURO stalling the front out over Lake Okeechobee and the ...

10/1/2019 10:04:00 AM
Palm Beach Post
The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association (FTA) is an organization of outdoors enthusiasts maintaining and providing planned hiking and walking trails in Palm Beach County and ...

9/30/2019 7:43:00 AM
Outside
In episode four of the Das Boat YouTube series from MeatEater, Canadian angler April Vokey links up with Californian fisherman Oliver Ngy as they make a pilgrimage to central Florida to chase bass on ...

9/30/2019 3:09:00 AM
WMFE
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering initiating a study into the health effects of high exposure to toxic algae on Lake Okeechobee. The study would focus on 50 individuals at ...

9/29/2019 5:05:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
A key promise was to seek $2.5 billion over four years for Everglades restoration, clean up polluted waters such as those breeding red tide and blue/green algae, and build a crucial reservoir south of ...

9/27/2019 2:42:00 PM
Fox 4
People in Southwest Florida had a chance to learn more about a huge water storage project. The C-43 reservoir is just west of Lake Okeechobee near LaBelle. It's a part of the South Florida Water ...

9/27/2019 8:09:00 AM
Fox 4
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that there will be no planned water releases from Lake Okeechobee this week. "Due to drier conditions throughout the system, from ...

9/27/2019 1:08:00 AM
NBC2
Snook, trout and redfish still are closed to harvest, but it doesn't hurt to exercise them with due care. Bass are biting in Lake Okeechobee's Rim Canal, and the crappie fishing has been good on Lake ...

9/26/2019 2:53:00 PM
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
A key promise was to seek $2.5 billion over four years for Everglades restoration, clean up polluted waters such as those breeding red tide and blue/green algae, and build a crucial reservoir south of ...

9/25/2019 12:16:21 PM
Cruising World on MSN.com
Our first challenge loomed low. The Port Mayaca Railroad Bridge, at the eastern entrance to Lake Okeechobee, is normally listed at 49 feet above water, and Liberte has an air height of 49.5 feet, plus ...





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