Shouldn't state lands be used for state waters?

"Discharges of water from Lake Okeechobee totaled 832 billion gallons in 2017. The majority of those discharges, 650 billion gallons, went east and west causing massive environmental destruction to the northern coastal estuaries: the St. Lucie River/Indian River Lagoon and the Caloosahatchee River. " Read the editorial by Florida Oceanographic Society's executive director, Mark Perry.