South Florida Water Management District Prepares For Heavy RainfallWhile potential impacts to South Florida are unclear, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is getting the regional flood control system ready for potential heavy rainfall associated with a tropical wave in the Atlantic, approaching the Bahamas.
Curing Florida's Algae Crisis Will Take Time, Money, ScienceThe toxic algae outbreak that has coated swaths of Florida's St. Lucie River with guacamole-like sludge is a man-made affliction, arising from political and economic decisions made over the past 140 years.
Water Management District Meets On Algae BloomsMitigating the impact algae blooms in more than half a dozen counties was discussed Thursday at a meeting of the South Florida Water Management District.
For A Dry Season, We've Seen A Lot Of RainWhile we may be in our dry season, have you noticed all the rain we've gotten. South Florida's water managers sure have. They say we've logged its wettest January since 1932.
Former Governor Calls On Scott To Stop Water BillFormer Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham has added his name to the list of opponents asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto a water-policy bill that is expected to be signed Thursday.
Controversial Water Protection Bill Passes In Senate, Moves To HouseDespite objections from environmentalists, the Florida Senate unanimously passed a massive bill on Wednesday aiming to protect and restore the state's springs, waterways and groundwater.
Springs Backers Seek Water Policy ChangesAn advocacy group for Florida's natural springs has outlined concerns with a major water-policy bill that is expected to be quickly approved during the upcoming 2016 legislative session.
Opponents Say State's Clean Water Proposal Isn't Good EnoughMore than two years in the making, the House and Senate will take up a statewide water-policy proposal after the 2016 legislative session goes through its opening rituals.
US, Cuba To Collaborate Over Environmental ProtectionThe United States and Cuba are set to announce plans to partner over environmental protection, linking together marine sanctuaries in both countries to cooperate on preservation and research.
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.
Broward Residents Brace For Heavy Rain From Erika's RemnantsSouth Florida residents should continue to brace for rain even as Tropical Storm Erika weakens over Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Broward Residents Stockpiling Supplies In Preparation Of ErikaBroward groceries and stores with hurricane essentials saw a massive uptick in foot traffic Friday as residents prepare for possible hit from Tropical Storm Erika.