Jesse Kennon, owner of Coopertown Airboats Tours, speaks about increased water levels south of Tamiami Trail in the Everglades. Record rain this winter has pushed South Florida into emergency mode: with Lake Okeechobee nearly full, water managers Walter Michot wmichot@miamiherald.com
Jesse Kennon, owner of Coopertown Airboats Tours, speaks about increased water levels south of Tamiami Trail in the Everglades. Record rain this winter has pushed South Florida into emergency mode: with Lake Okeechobee nearly full, water managers Walter Michot wmichot@miamiherald.com

South Florida water crisis has silver lining: more water for the southern ‘Glades

February 18, 2016 08:53 PM