Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login







 
News Story
Updated: 06/14/2018 08:30:00AM

Brown ain’t bad

Share this story:


allen

By Capt. Ralph Allen

Text Size:


Here it comes. Fresh water from Lake Okeechobee is now being channeled into the Caloosahatchee River. Water releases from the big lake began two weeks ago when the Army Corps of Engineers opened the floodgates at the Moore Haven Lock, which is essentially the beginning of the Caloosahatchee River.

Not only did the opening of the floodgates send large quantities of fresh water rushing down the river towards Southwest Florida, it also initiated a deluge of media coverage related to the freshwater releases. Unfortunately, some of that media coverage fails to paint an accurate picture of the situation.

You are currently not logged in
By logging in you can see the full story.

Subscribe to 
							the E-Edition
Get the Sun Delivered


ADVERTISEMENT