The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) on Thursday, July 12, 2018 approved a public-private partnership with the Lykes Brighton Valley LLC that will create the Brighton Valley Northern Everglades Public-Private Partnership Project. This project will treat water in the Lake Okeechobee watershed over the next decade.
"Every gallon stored counts in situations like the current high water emergency South Florida is facing," said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman Federico Fernandez. "This Governing Board is thankful to Lykes Brighton Valley for stepping up and helping reduce nutrients in the Lake Okeechobee watershed."
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