Rising lake levels have increased concerns about Lake Okeechobee’s aging dike. Inspectors with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveyed the full 143-mile long dike on Monday and will conduct weekly inspections between Port Mayaca and Moore Haven until levels subside.
Rising lake levels have increased concerns about Lake Okeechobee’s aging dike. Inspectors with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveyed the full 143-mile long dike on Monday and will conduct weekly inspections between Port Mayaca and Moore Haven until levels subside. GREG LOVETT AP
Rising lake levels have increased concerns about Lake Okeechobee’s aging dike. Inspectors with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveyed the full 143-mile long dike on Monday and will conduct weekly inspections between Port Mayaca and Moore Haven until levels subside. GREG LOVETT AP

Water managers race to drain rising Lake Okeechobee

February 04, 2016 06:18 PM

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