Caloosahatchee News Box Archive

Lake Okeechobee Water Flow 2017-10-03

The combination of heavy rainfall, storm water runoff and Lake Okeechobee releases have driven freshwater miles into the Gulf of Mexico and has made the Caloosahatchee estuary virtually disappear. There is still water in the river, but creatures such as oysters, crabs and bait fish are dying off. NewsPress

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