South Florida water managers are now considering a plan that would flush water deep underground to keep water levels in Lake Okeechobee from getting too high. The pumping would help protect the aging dike and prevent polluted lake releases from polluting the coasts, but waste water needed in South Florida to restore the wilted Everglades.
South Florida water managers are now considering a plan that would flush water deep underground to keep water levels in Lake Okeechobee from getting too high. The pumping would help protect the aging dike and prevent polluted lake releases from polluting the coasts, but waste water needed in South Florida to restore the wilted Everglades. Roberto koltun El Nuevo Herald
South Florida water managers are now considering a plan that would flush water deep underground to keep water levels in Lake Okeechobee from getting too high. The pumping would help protect the aging dike and prevent polluted lake releases from polluting the coasts, but waste water needed in South Florida to restore the wilted Everglades. Roberto koltun El Nuevo Herald

New Everglades fix calls for flushing water deep underground

February 15, 2017 05:19 PM

UPDATED February 15, 2017 09:25 PM

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