Florida is one of the most freshwater-spring populated landmasses on the planet. Even in Everglades National Park, where solution holes along slough routes transport water through the karstic bones we walk on. Amidst historic high tides; local, state, and federal imperatives to restore more natural water flows along historic routes, and ecological restoration in the… Continue reading Hidden Springs Of The Everglades, New Book Explores The Karst
Get ready for this exciting new work on a very interesting topic at a momentous time in Florida water history. More information shortly. Stay tuned!
It’s been over a month since the last Underwaterville report on the mile of knocked over sea fence in Key Largo and the situation has actually gotten worse, with sporadic breaks and busted out sections of fence over what is now a five mile area from around mile marker 110 north. The photos shown above… Continue reading Over A Mile of Key Largo Fencing Is Still Knocked Over
It took thousand of workers and millions of dollars to complete the Tamiami Trail, approximately three hundred miles of highway cutting straight through the peat, muck, and grassy waters of the historic Everglades from Miami to Tampa. From 1928 to 2020 this roadway effectively delineated the engineered water flow that helped create the infrastructure for… Continue reading Water Flowing Under Tamiami Trail Bridges
Maggy Hurchalla is a water-loving adventurer, Miami pioneer, and Bill Of Rights patriot who is fighting for the constitutional rights of American citizens to petition the government and exercise free speech. She’s gone to court for all of us, and Janet Reno’s sister won’t back down. Here’s what she had to say about fighting for… Continue reading Maggy Hurchalla Interview December 2020
The Everglades are a federal park, but it’s private contractors who are getting the money to engineer its revitalization, not that there’s anything wrong with that. Just take a look at the signage to the left side of the entrance to Shark Valley and Everglades National Park. It reads: “Old Tamiami Trail Removal. Miami-Dade County.… Continue reading Old Tamiami Trail Removal Project 2020
Wind, rain, hydraulic powered heavy metal machinery, the aquifer, Lake Okeechobee, these are some of the forces that shape the Everglades as we know them today. But one thing is different between today and almost every other day in the past 45 years, and that’s the historic return of freshwater flowing through the southern Everglades,… Continue reading The Everglades Currently Have Record Setting High Waters
Closed to Public Access by Emergency Order “Why?? We need this area open!! There is nothing wrong with this area!!” “There is nothing wrong with this area! This is just an excuse!” Fishing Man
UPDATE: As of February 2021 this has been fixed. What’s wet, and wild, and can’t be stopped? The Ocean. Just ask any piece of human construction that’s ever gotten in its way. All you’re gonna hear is a gurgle and a wet cough. There may be no element more powerful on Earth than that big… Continue reading About A Mile of Key Largo Fence Is Knocked Over
There’s only one thing to do besides cry when a Florida sinkhole opens up and swallows everything up under it. Call Amdrill. They are a multi million dollar company offering sinkhole repair services as well as geotechnical environmental drilling. And right now, you can find one of their trucks parked in the Florida Everglades. Why?… Continue reading Amdrill Geotechnical Drilling In The Everglades
The waters of the Everglades are rising to the point that they’re practically lapping at the shoulder of the Tamiami Trail.
Another day, another news report about continued underwater problems in Broward County.