Lee County commissioners share Lake O management concerns in letter to Army Corps

Lee County Board of County Commissioners is concerned for the blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee that is also growing in the Caloosahatchee River, so commissioners sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to express dissatisfaction with present lake management. Commissioners discussed growing water quality and Lake Okeechobee management concerns during its regular […]

Engineers begin Lake O releases to Caloosahatchee

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed Lake Okeechobee releases to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers began Wednesday afternoon. According to the corps, the releases started with the expected 4,000 cubic feet per second (CFS). The water is expected to reach the Lee County coast within the next few hours. The corps said the Lake […]