water management

Hurricane Irma hung over an annual gathering of state and industry officials discussing water policy.

Drier Forecast Halts Lake Okeechobee Discharge

Nov 7, 2016

Water managers are suspending flows from Lake Okeechobee to Florida’s east coast, where the influxes triggered toxic algae blooms this summer.

Fluorescent dye dropped by scientists into test sites zipped through the aquifer, a result they say shows the problem with the computer model the state uses to gauge the impact of water usage.