Kissimmee River restoration project reaches halfway mark

04/17/2008 | Palm Beach Post (Fla.), The

The largest river restoration project on record is nearing its halfway point, bringing wildlife back to an area decimated by a 1960s-era flood-control canal. The $620 million Kissimmee River project in Central Florida entails filling in the C-38 canal to restore water flow in the winding river and its 39-square-mile floodplain. The work, under the direction of the Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District, is scheduled for completion in 2012.

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