Nov. 7, 2018

Four SFWMD Navigation Locks to Temporarily Close
for Inspections
 
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Okeechobee, FL - A dive team from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will conduct a series of underwater inspections on District navigation locks to help ensure continued operation of these structures for boaters. To facilitate the inspections, four locks on the Kissimmee River and the north shore of Lake Okeechobee will be temporarily closed on the following dates:
 
Navigation
Lock
Location
County
Date(s)
Closed
S-65E
Kissimmee River
Okeechobee/
Glades
Nov. 26-27
S-127
Buckhead Ridge
Glades
Nov. 28
S-131
Lakeport
Glades
Nov. 29
S-135
J&S Fish Camp
Martin
Dec. 3
 
To get the latest information on navigation through SFWMD structures and waterways, visit www.sfwmd.gov/navigation.
Media Contact: 
Randy Smith  |   rrsmith@sfwmd.gov    |  Office: 561-682-2800  |  Cell: 561-389-3386
The South Florida Water Management District is a regional governmental agency that manages the water resources in the southern part of the state. It is the oldest and largest of the state's five water management districts. Our mission is to protect South Florida's water resources by balancing and improving flood control, water supply, water quality and natural systems.

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