Massive west coast restoration project makes big progress

C-43 Reservoir will store water to help Caloosahatchee River and Estuary during wet and dry periods. Construction is well underway on the first of two pump stations associated with the C-43 Reservoir. Click the photo for a larger version. Bulldozers have been piling up massive mountains of earth and construction crews have been working since […]

Lipman employee appointed to SF – WMD

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently appointed Jaime Weisinger of Lipman Family Farms to the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Weisinger will represent district seven – which includes Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Highlands, Glades, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola and Polk counties – with a focus on the Southwest Florida area. The director […]

C-43 Reservoir: construction back on

After years of remaining on hold, the C-43 West Basin Storage Reservoir off SR 80 just west of LaBelle, is finally seeing activity again. South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Intergovernmental & Outreach Representative Phil Flood told the January 14 LaBelle City Commission that the project had been back burnered for years due to lack […]