South Florida Water Management District

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Environmentalists Optimistic Over Everglades Reservoir Money

Environmentalists will be pushing to get money from Florida lawmakers for a reservoir in the Everglades this upcoming special legislative session and they’re optimistic about getting it.

9 hours ago

The South Florida Water Management District conducted its annual “Hurricane Freddy” exercise as part of the agency’s emergency operations readiness for hurricane season. (Source:  SFWMD)

Ready ‘Freddy’: Water Managers Prepare For Hurricane Season

With 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.

CBS Miami–05/21/2015

The remains of a car were laid out on a tow truck after being pulled from a Sunrise canal on January 22,  2015. (Source: CBS4)

Remains Found In Car Connected To 1978 Missing Teens Case

Broward Sheriffs Office divers scoured a Sunrise canal again on Friday, finding bones that could be a clue to a four decades old missing teens case. The uncle of one of the missing teens also spoke out also.

01/23/2015

The remains of a car were laid out on a tow truck after being pulled from a Sunrise canal on January 22,  2015. (Source: CBS4)

BSO: Car Pulled From Canal Connected To 1978 Missing Person’s Case

For 36 years, the mystery of what happened to Dana Null, 15, and Harry Wade Atchison, 19, lay at the bottom of a dark, murky South Florida canal. On Thursday, the answer to that mystery saw the light of the day, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

01/22/2015

(Source: Twitter)

Putnam: ‘Think Big, Act Boldly’ On Water, Land

Florida lawmakers, who received a directive from voters in November to increase spending to protect water sources and sensitive lands, were told to “think big and act boldly” by the state agriculture commissioner on Thursday.

01/22/2015

Lake Okeechobee

SFWMD Moving Water To Favorably Position Lake Okeechobee Level

With 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.

01/05/2015

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

Rainy Season Ends With Slightly Above-Average Rainfall

Meteorologists with the South Florida Water Management District say that the region’s daily sea-breeze cycle wet-season rains ended Oct. 4.

10/18/2014

Umbrella

Report: Wettest September For South Florida In 10 Years

The month of September was a wet one for South Florida. According to the experts, most of the rainfall was over the Kissimmee basins that flow into Lake Okeechobee.

10/02/2014

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

Officials Approve Plan To Cool Scorching Temperatures At Turkey Point

State officials approved an emergency request for more water to control the temperatures in the cooling canals at Turkey Point on Thursday.

09/12/2014

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

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