Florida dams, reservoirs, and similar water basins and catchments

Franklin Lock and Dam on the Caloosahatchee River at Olga, Fla., opened in 1965, fourteen feet high, upstream of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, and built at a cost of $3.8 million.

Franklin Lock and Dam on the Caloosahatchee River at Olga, Fla., opened in 1965, fourteen feet high, upstream of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, and built at a cost of $3.8 million.

 

Kerr Lake is located in the Ocala National Forest, the largest concentration of sand pine in the world.  Home to black bear, bald eagle, and Florida manatee.

Kerr Lake is located in the Ocala National Forest, the largest concentration of sand pine in the world. Home to black bear, bald eagle, and Florida manatee.

St. Lucie Lock and Dam, Gateway to the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

St. Lucie Lock and Dam, Gateway to the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

Construction began on the Jim Woodruff Dam in about 1947 and opened in 1957. Located in Gadsden and Jackson counties, Florida/Decatur County, Georgia.  Impounds from the Caloosahatchee and Flint rivers created Lake Seminole (Reservoir), encompassing 58 square miles.

Construction began on the Jim Woodruff Dam in about 1947 and opened in 1957. Located in Gadsden and Jackson counties, Florida/Decatur County, Georgia. Impounds from the Caloosahatchee and Flint rivers created Lake Seminole (Reservoir), encompassing 58 square miles.

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