May 26, 2018
Okeechobee, FL – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has requested South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to increase S-65D headwaters by one half foot per day beginning today, May 26, 2018, with a target of reaching 27.3 by Sunday, May 27, 2018. The current elevation sits at 26.2. The purpose of holding the water back is to help protect restoration projects in progress. Residents north of S-65D should secure their vessels and prepare for the river to rise.
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