One Florida Foundation: Lack of Lake Okeechobee releases highlights other contaminants in the St. Lucie Estuary

September 17, 2019



The Army Corps of Engineers has held off all summer from releasing Lake Okeechobee water into the St. Lucie Estuary...

A fix to save Everglades, Lake Okeechobee - Florida plumbing problem

October 19, 2018


With summer ending and algal blooms still occurring, it’s past time to consider all solutions to our state’s complex water-quality issues. This includes storing water on land north, east, west and south of Lake Okeechobee along with using available technology.  

Army Corps of Engineers, SFWMD present plans for storing water underground to prevent...

August 1, 2018



Leadership from the Army Corps of Engineers returned to Martin County Wednesday to tour areas impacted by algae with county leaders.

Senator Bradley Has It Right: Move Ahead with District Reservoir Plans

January 23, 2018

It has been said that Everglades restoration efforts are often hindered by analysis paralysis. In the past, projects have been slowed, or even stopped, because concerns were raised about a good project not being perfect.

New reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee brings concerns 

October, 23 2017

CLEWISTON, Fla. People across Florida voiced their concerns on the new plan for a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee.

This was the first public meeting since Gov. Rick Scott signed off on the project earlier this year.

Water district reveals historic plan to address Lake Okeechobee overflow

February 2, 2017

The fight over where to send the water from Lake Okeechobee, in hopes of preventing another algae crisis like we saw in 2016, took an interesting turn on Thursday with an important development and a possible new option.

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