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South Florida Water Management District

May 15, 2014: Heavy rain caused street flooding on NW 8th Street near of 49th Avenue in Hialeah. (Source: Ted Scouten/CBS4)

SFWMD: May Was Near-Average For Rainfall

South Florida rounded out the month of May with a near-average amount of rainfall.

06/02/2014

(AP Photo/J. Pat Carter, File)

Dry Season A Little Too Dry

The rainy season in South Florida is only weeks away, but it was a dry month of April with slightly below average rainfall totals according to South Florida Water Management District experts.

CBS Miami–05/01/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Funding Issue Resolved For Everglades Restoration Projects

A pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.

05/01/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Everglades Park Going Ahead With Planned Burn

Residents and drivers in southern Miami-Dade may get a whiff of smoke in the air on Tuesday. Not to worry.

02/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Burn Planned Tuesday In Everglades National Park

Residents and drivers in southern Miami-Dade may get a whiff of smoke in the air on Tuesday. Not to worry.

02/10/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Advocates Say Canal Project Improving Florida Bay

A major Everglades restoration project is exceeding expectations after its first year of operations, according to environmental activists.

01/18/2014

Heavy rain created high-water conditions in portions of the Everglades. (Source: CBS4)

Gap Cut Into Old Tamiami Trail To Boost Water Flow

Another step has been taken to increase the flow of water into Everglades National Park.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

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

Everglades National Park

Everglades Overflowing From Wetter Wet Season

Drought conditions will not worry tourists wanting to go sight-seeing on airboats at Everglades Holiday Park.

CBS4–07/26/2013

The annual Hyatt family Christmas display is dividing the neighborhood. (CBS4)

Plantation Neighborhood At Odds Over Christmas Display…In May

Although the holidays are months away, a Christmas battle is brewing in a quiet Plantation Acres neighborhood and it’s driving a wedge between neighbors.

CBS4–05/13/2013

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