South Florida Water Management District

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

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

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