Sunday, January 13, 2008

Water district approves $25 million for Lake Okeechobee pumps

Andi Reid reports on the South Florida that South Florida water managers approved on Tuesday spending up to $25 million for pumps and other emergency measures to deal with Lake Okeechobee's historic drop and to prepare for when the water returns.

The goal according to the article is to keep lake water flowing to farmers that rely on it for irrigation during what is forecast to be a drier than normal winter and spring.

You can find the full article on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel website.


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