Aug. 16, 2019

SFWMD Reopening All Navigation Locks on 
Lake Okeechobee's North Shore

This map shows navigation locks on the North Shore of Lake Okeechobee maintained by SFWMD. Click on image to see a larger version.

For boaters navigating to and from Lake Okeechobee, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has reopened all five navigation locks it maintains on the lake's north shore seven days a week. The locks had been closed for boater safety.

To get the latest information on navigation through SFWMD structures and waterways, visit .

When conditions allow, SFWMD operates navigation locks on the north shore of Lake Okeechobee to provide greater lake access for the public. 
To get the latest information on Lake Okeechobee's water volume, including daily levels, visit SFWMD's website at .
Media Contact: 
Randy Smith  |    |  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  safeguard and restore South Florida's water resources and ecosystems, protect our communities from flooding, and meet the region's water needs while connecting with the public and stakeholders.
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