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Lake Okeechobee

Rising Lake “O” Water Levels Leads To More Water Releases

Water levels in Lake Okeechobee, South Florida’s backup water supply, are still too high and that has the Army Corps of Engineers continuing to drain water from the lake, according to the Sun Sentinel.

CBS4–10/02/2012

Lake Okeechobee

Corps Of Engineers Sends Some Of Lake Okeechobee Down The Drain

Water levels in Lake Okeechobee are a bit to high these days so the Army Corps of Engineers is conducting water releases in order to lower lake levels, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/19/2012

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Restrictions In Everglades Due To High Water Levels

When Tropical Storm Isaac moved across South Florida, it brought some much needed rain to Lake Okeechobee which is South Florida’s back-up water supply. But at the time same time, it caused water levels to rise a bit too much in the Everglades which is bad for the wildlife.

CBS4–09/17/2012

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Restrictions In Everglades Due To High Water Levels

When Tropical Storm Isaac moved across South Florida, it brought some much needed rain to Lake Okeechobee which is South Florida’s back-up water supply. But at the time same time, it caused water levels to rise a bit too much in the Everglades which is bad for the wildlife.

CBS4–09/11/2012