Federal authorities are holding their ground. John Campbell from the Corps told WPTV the company was stuck from a rock along with a hard place, but known as efforts to produce water the “lesser of two evils.”

“Holding water in the river speeds up an upswing and puts us ready the people who live and deal with the river face an elevated ton risk essentially because of the concerns we’ve using the dike,” Mr. Campbell told the station.

The governor’s order enables ponds north of Lake Okeechobee to start holding back 20 billion gal water that may otherwise still flow south and exacerbate the discharge of pollutants, TCPalm.com reviews.

“The condition, you may already know, does not have control of Lake Okeechobee,” Scott told reporters in Delray on Tuesday. “The authorities has to place the profit to have the ability to hold more water there when there exists a wet year like we now have. It’s 100 % controlled by the us government.Inch The governor has asked President Barack Obama to go to the website.