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Algae Blooms Detected on Lake Okeechobee

How do you know there’s an algae bloom on Lake Okeechobee?  Look at the calendar. Those familiar with the area will tell you that if it’s summer, there’s a good chance there’s an algae bloom somewhere on the Big O.

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Water 2070, Mapping Florida’s Future

Statewide 2070 trends

One of the biggest issues facing Florida today is the availability of sufficient water to meet the needs of people, agriculture, and the environment. A growing population makes the historic competition between users even more intense.

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Drought Completely Wiped Out in Florida

Florida Drought 6-22-2017

By: R. Michael Brown -- According to the US Drought Monitor for Florida the drought is over. The US Army Corp of Engineers Lake Okeechobee water levels are in the normal range at 12.23 ft. The normal range for this date is 11 ft. to 17 ft.

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Gov. Scott Ceremoniously Signs Lake O Reservoir Bill

LAKE HARBOR, Florida -- Gov. Rick Scott ceremoniously signed a bill on Friday that includes money to speed construction of a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. Scott officially signed Senate Bill 10 on Tuesday.

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Bob Wright Leads the Way at the Civic Association - PB Society Cover Story

By Michele Dargan -- Special to Palm Beach Society Magazine -- Bob Wright is no stranger to high-profile roles. The former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal, Mr. Wright also has founded two charitable foundations that champion fundraising and raise awareness for autism and pancreatic cancer.

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