Corps on lake issues: Trust us’

OKEECHOBEE – What will happen with the lake level this year? Next year? What will happen when the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) goes into effect in 2022? County representatives at the County Coalition for the Responsible Management of Lake Okeechobee, the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries and the Lake Worth Lagoon had […]

Corps announces dry season plan for Lake Okeechobee

We are now approaching the end of 2019, finishing a very good year for Lake Okeechobee. We avoided high-volume releases during the summer and saw significant growth in the submerged aquatic vegetation, improved lake ecology, and avoided significant storm events and impacts to water supply. In order to continue the trend, the water management team […]