May 28, 2011

Lake Jeopardy!

Answer:

On average, about an Empire State Building per day.



Question:
How much Lake Okeechobee water was released to tide in 2010 in order to reduce the threat of high-water on the 1930’s era dike?

Click here to read a Sun-Sentinel article by Andy Reid that describes more.



The Everglades could use some of that water, too.

2 comments:

Simone @ Doberman's by the Sea said...

Hey there, very interesting blog. I love the water and FL. I'm a new follower.

Janie said...

That's a tall cylinder of water! I hope there's a way to send some of that water to the Everglades.