Back pumping water into Lake Okeechobee

Indian Riverkeeper learned on January 28, 2016 that the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) was back pumping water into Lake Okeechobee through the S-2, S-3, and S-4 pump stations located on the lake’s southern shore. Back pumping uses pump stations to push water uphill and into Lake Okeechobee. The water is untreated, so any […]