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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are continuing to reduce the water levels in Lake Okeechobee

Posted: 6:22 PM, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-14 22:22:38Z

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are continuing to reduce the water levels in Lake Okeechobee, by sending it to the Caloosahatchee River and St. Lucie Estuary.

They will be making a slight adjustment though starting Saturday.

They will reduce the flows to the St. Lucie estuary, to accommodate oyster spawning.

Officials say lake levels have dropped more than half a foot over the past three weeks.