Heavy Rain, Seasonal High Tides Combine To Raise Potential For FloodWhat was once Tropical Storm Erika is no longer a threat to South Florida, but the possibility of flooding is still very real.
Canals Lowered Ahead Of Erika's ArrivalIn anticipation of the heavy rain that Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to drench us with, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has taken action to reduce flooding where possible.
Broward Prepares For Erika's Possible ImpactAs South Florida keeps an eye on Tropical Storm Erika's progress, one agency is preparing to move a lot of rain water fast if it comes our way.
Ready ‘Freddy’: Water Managers Prepare For Hurricane SeasonWith the official start of hurricane season just around the corner, the South Florida Water Management District Thursday conducted its annual “Hurricane Freddy” exercise as part of the agency’s emergency operations readiness for hurricane season.
SFWMD Moving Water To Favorably Position Lake Okeechobee LevelWith above-average rain predicted for winter, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is continuing to move water south to help achieve a desirable water level in Lake Okeechobee.
SFWMD: May Was Near-Average For Rainfall South Florida rounded out the month of May with a near-average amount of rainfall.
Officials Hope Canal Project Improves Florida Bay There’s a major move Friday to improve the health of the ailing Florida Bay.
S. Fla. Water Management District Working To Avoid FloodingThe South Florida Water Management District has been hard at work in an effort to prevent any severe flooding caused by heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Isaac.
Flood Of Trouble In S. Fla., More Rain PossibleWednesday could be another soggy day across South Florida. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Miami-Dade.
Drought Conditions Worsen in March Hit and miss showers in the month of March did little to help our drought situation. And it may get worse before it gets better.
October Rain Helps Water Levels At Lake OkeechobeeThere is good news and not-so-good-news concerning Lake Okeechobee.
Scott Pleases Everglades Activists With Restoration PlanSome environmentalists expressed optimism Friday at a proposal by Gov. Rick Scott aimed at trying to resolve a years-long dispute over restoring the Everglades, despite the state's assertion that it needs several more years to get the ecosystem clean.