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Public meetings scheduled for Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project

Posted at 4:17 AM, Jul 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-31 06:12:26-04

The Army Corps of Engineers is accepting comments and holding meetings regarding the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.

A series of public meetings regarding the project are scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the following locations at dates:

July 31
Lee County Mosquito and Hyacinth Control Districts
15191 Homestead Road
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

Indian River State College
Wolf High-Technology Center
2400 SE Salerno Road
Stuart, FL 34997

Aug. 2
Indian River State College
Williamson Conference and Education Center
2229 NW 9th Avenue
Okeechobee, FL 34972

The Corps is accepting comments on the draft documents until Aug. 20.

The public can submit your comments via email at  Those who wish to submit written comments may mail them to the following address:

Dr. Gretchen Ehlinger 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District
P.O. Box 4970
Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019
Click here to learn more about the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.