Water Flowing Under Tamiami Trail Bridges

Water flowing through Shark River Slough undr Tamiami Trail on December 9, 2020 - ©Underwaterville.com

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

Everglades CERP Will Pump Over 220 Billion Gallons Of Water Into Everglades National Park

If the intricacies of South Florida’s water management systems are a mystery to you, don’t worry, Underwaterville has got your back. Step one, try and imagine what 220 billion gallons of water look like flowing into a national park. Step two, realize that it’s already started to happen. Step three, see how it all came… Continue reading Everglades CERP Will Pump Over 220 Billion Gallons Of Water Into Everglades National Park

Shark Valley Closed Amidst Historic High Waters

People don’t usually cheer for a flood. But that’s exactly what scientists, politicians, and everyday people around the world are doing now that the Everglades are getting a much need influx of natural, fresh Florida water. In fact, Everglades National Park officials have said water levels haven’t been this high since 1962. UPDATE: Shark Valley… Continue reading Shark Valley Closed Amidst Historic High Waters