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New Everglades reservoir is being planned. Some worry it won’t be big enough

South Florida Water Management District officials are in the midst of planning a deepwater reservoir aimed at reducing the amount of polluted water released from Lake Okeechobee and increasing the amount of clean water flowing south to Florida Bay. Allen Eyestone Palm Beach Post

Water managers planning a massive Everglades reservoir to help end polluted releases from Lake Okeechobee that regularly foul both coasts unveiled early drafts of the project Tuesday.

While still far from final, the plans call for piggybacking the reservoir on an existing water treatment area that helps clean up the dirty water.


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