South Florida Water Management District
Another step has been taken to increase the flow of water into Everglades National Park.
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.
Drought conditions will not worry tourists wanting to go sight-seeing on airboats at Everglades Holiday Park.
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.
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.”
There’s a major move Friday to improve the health of the ailing Florida Bay.
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.
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.
Wednesday could be another soggy day across South Florida. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Miami-Dade.
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.