Levee at the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area monitored

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - The South Florida Water Management District has been busy Wednesday afternoon monitoring a levee at the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area.

Due to an overflow of water, workers have been doing preventative work to prepare for a possible break of a levee on the property.

The South Florida Water Management District has hauled in large rocks and gravel as a precautionary measure.

The gravel and rocks are currently sitting at a nearby vacant property, which is off of Seminole Pratt Whitney Road.

Officials are concerned that if a breach happens it would add to the already heavily flooded area in The Acreage.

Neighbors who live nearby, and are already flooded, are concerned.

"I'm very worried about it if Corbett breaches and there are other weak places that they haven't even seen," said one resident.

Overflowing water is causing flooding to Seminole Pratt Whitney Road and 100th Lane North, which is about a quarter of a mile down from the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area.

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