Results:
Tag: water management
Clear
  • USACE issues draft Environmental Assessment and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact for Additional Water Quality Improvement in Key Largo Florida

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District (USACE) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, is issuing this Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Partial Funding to Additional Water Quality Improvements, Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District, a component of the Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Program.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to resume dry season strategy following trace flows to benefit western canals

    The USACE Jacksonville District (SAJ) will resume minimal flows west at 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) out of the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S79), Saturday, to provide low flows to the estuaries and mitigate stagnant conditions in the canals along the Caloosahatchee River.
  • Corps of Engineers Red River of North reservoirs ready for spring

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced today, March 8, that its reservoirs along the Red River of the North are ready for any potential spring flooding.
  • Litigation stay agreement increasing Columbia River spill, begins

    After an agreement to stay the Columbia River Basin litigation for up to 10 years, federal water managers will begin spilling more water over basin dams this spring than in past years. In the agreement, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has committed to spill more water over spillways instead of through turbines during its annual “spring spill” operations at dams on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers as well as expanding spill in the fall and early spring.
  • Army Corps refilling Lake Washington for summer

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials began Lake Washington’s annual summer refill operations Feb. 15. Water managers are targeting a typical annual refill of the lake to elevation 22 feet this spring, to help meet increased summer water use and provide water necessary for fish passage, navigation and salinity control.
  • Jacksonville District Delivers a Record Amount of Water South

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District delivered a record amount of water from Water Conservation Area (WCA) 3-A to Everglades National Park (ENP) in the past year. Surpassing expectations, the USACE successfully delivered over 1.4 million acre-feet of water, marking the third-highest volume since 2012, during a non-hurricane year.
  • USACE extends public comment period for Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) A-2 Stormwater Treatment Area (A-2 STA) Interim Operations Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period for its proposed development of an Interim Operations Plan for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) A-2 Stormwater Treatment Area (A-2 STA) from Jan. 31 until Feb. 14, 2024.
  • USACE announces virtual BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting January 17, 2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District invites Project Delivery Team members, stakeholders, partners, and members of the public to attend a virtual Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project study on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • USACE hosting a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) meeting for the WERP Draft PIR/EIS

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be hosting a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) meeting for the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) Draft Project Implementation Report and Environmental Impact Statement (PIR/EIS) on Jan.17, 2024 from 5:00-8:00 pm at the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) station, Southwest Florida Research & Education Center, 2685 State Road 29 North in Immokalee, FL. The virtual only meeting will be January 18, 2024 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. The link and call-in information is listed below. The USACE / South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) team will provide an overview of the project and contents of the Draft Report. An “Open House” style question/answer period will follow the formal comment period where USACE and SFWMD staff will be able to interact with attendees.
  • USACE approves request to temporarily reduce Isabella Dam flows

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved a request from Isabella Partners to reduce