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South Florida Water Management District

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

The Everglades

House Panel Approves Everglades Plan Amid Cost Arguments

A House panel unanimously approved a bill to update the restoration plan for the Everglades over the objections of environmental groups Thursday, setting the stage for what could be a complicated battle over the next phase of repairs for the “River of Grass.”

CBS4–03/08/2013

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Officials Hope Canal Project Improves Florida Bay

There’s a major move Friday to improve the health of the ailing Florida Bay.

CBS4–01/11/2013

(Photo Source: www.sfwmd.gov)

S. Fla. Water Management District Working To Avoid Flooding

The 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.

CBS4–08/25/2012

Lake Okeechobee

Drought Conditions Ease Over South Florida

While the heavy rains in June were problematic for anyone hoping to do a lot of outdoor activities, it did bring much needed drought relief to Lake Okeechobee.

CBS Miami–07/03/2012

A rain soaked 87th Avenue in Doral. (Source: CBS4's Kara Kostanich)

Flood Of Trouble In S. Fla., More Rain Possible

Wednesday could be another soggy day across South Florida. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Miami-Dade.

CBS4–05/23/2012

Lake Okeechobee

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.

CBS4–04/04/2012

Florida International University wants to use the land the Dade County Youth Fair currently calls home as they look to expand. (CBS4)

FIU Expansion Means Less Room For Annual Dade Youth Fair

Since the 1970’s, 86 acres next to Florida International University have been home to the Dade County Youth Fair and Expo, a tradition hundreds of thousands of South Florida families flock to every March.

CBS4–02/15/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Abundant Rainfall Helping S. Fla. Water Problems

The recent rainfall has sent Lake Okeechobee up by three feet and nearly two feet of rain fell in some parts of the Everglades last month, erasing a bone-dry summer.

CBS4–11/11/2011

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