Lake Okeechobee

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Water Releases From Lake O To Be Decreased

Over the next few days, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will cut back on the amount of water they are releasing from Lake Okeechobee.

08/22/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lake Okeechobee Levels Concerning Nearby Residents

The people in the small town of Canal Pointe are keeping a wary eye on Lake Okeechobee.

CBS4–08/09/2013

Lake Okeechobee

Corps To Continue Lake Okeechobee Water Releases

Heavy rains have soaked South Florida at an above-average rate for the past couple months and Lake Okeechobee, a usually shallow lake, has swelled to almost 16-feet.

08/08/2013

Lake Okeechobee

Corps Plans Update On Lake Okeechobee Releases

With record-rainfall soaking many parts of Florida over the last few months, the water levels in Lake Okeechobee have risen to nearly 16-feet.

08/07/2013

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

Remains Of Florida Panther Found In SW Florida

Another endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle in southwest Florida.

03/17/2013

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

Florida Everglades

Gator Bites Teen’s Arm Off

A Southwest Florida teenager is recovering in a Ft. Myers hospital after an alligator bit off the kids’ right arm below the elbow.

CBS Miami–07/10/2012

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