When done, restoration of the Florida Everglades should allow the vast ecosystem to resume its job of filtering and sending water south from Lake Okeechobee. Among the projects to be done: restoring bends in the Kissimmee River; creating reservoirs for the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers now fouled by polluted water released from Lake Okeechobee to ease pressure on the lake’s aging dike; moving water south to the parched southern Everglades; and building needed storage areas.
When done, restoration of the Florida Everglades should allow the vast ecosystem to resume its job of filtering and sending water south from Lake Okeechobee. Among the projects to be done: restoring bends in the Kissimmee River; creating reservoirs for the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers now fouled by polluted water released from Lake Okeechobee to ease pressure on the lake’s aging dike; moving water south to the parched southern Everglades; and building needed storage areas. Roberto koltun El Nuevo herald
When done, restoration of the Florida Everglades should allow the vast ecosystem to resume its job of filtering and sending water south from Lake Okeechobee. Among the projects to be done: restoring bends in the Kissimmee River; creating reservoirs for the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers now fouled by polluted water released from Lake Okeechobee to ease pressure on the lake’s aging dike; moving water south to the parched southern Everglades; and building needed storage areas. Roberto koltun El Nuevo herald

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $150 million for Florida Everglades work

January 27, 2015 6:22 PM