Posted by: Bob Payne | May 23, 2011

Sharing Lake Okeechobee’s declining water supply stresses environment

Lake Okeechobee’s declining water level strains urban and environmental water supplies alike, as South Florida waits for drought-quenching summer rains to bring relief. Lake Okeechobee serves as South Florida’s primary back-up water supply, but on Wednesday it neared the point where it would drop too low to keep sending water south.

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