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South Florida Water Management District

Turkey Point  (Source: EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Storm Water Canals Near Turkey Point Will Be Used For Cooling System

Rising water temperatures in the canal system that feeds the cooling system at Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant has caused Florida Power and Light Company to make an emergency request with the South Florida Water Management District.

08/28/2014

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

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