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Engineers to build Everglades reservoir (AP)
Populux | July 21, 2006 at 09:36 amby
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IN THE EVERGLADES, Florida - Engineers next month will begin building one of the world's largest manmade reservoirs the size of a small city as efforts continue to restore natural water flow to the Everglades. The reservoir, roughly 25 square miles in area, is set for completion in 2010. It will hold 62 billion gallons of water, equivalent to about 5.1 million residential swimming pools, and will be seven miles across at its widest point. Most reservoirs are built amid mountains and ...