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Lake Okeechobee Update. This has been a very wet year Current lake elevation: 15.6’ Last year elevation: 15.11’ 2 years ago: 10.93’ At 16.0’ elevation – 1% failure At 18.0’ elevation – 45% failure At 21.0’ elevation – 100% failure Rate of inflow is 6 times greater than outflow.

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Lake okeechobee update

Lake Okeechobee Update

  • This has been a very wet year

  • Current lake elevation: 15.6’

  • Last year elevation: 15.11’

  • 2 years ago: 10.93’

  • At 16.0’ elevation – 1% failure

  • At 18.0’ elevation – 45% failure

  • At 21.0’ elevation – 100% failure

  • Rate of inflow is 6 times greater than outflow.

  • Of the 32 lake culverts to be replaced or removed;

    • 12 are under contract

    • 1 is under construction

    • 1 has been replaced

    • Completed by 2018

  • Source: SFWMD


Lake okeechobee update

  • Source: SFWMD


2013 discharges to the caloosahatchee estuary

2013 Discharges to the Caloosahatchee Estuary

Data are provisional

and subject to change

Data through Sep 9th

  • Source: SFWMD


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