Increase in water sampling to help prevent algae blooms

Officials are making the effort to stay on top of Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades before more problems manifest in the ongoing water crisis.

To try to get ahead of massive blue-green algae blooms, water management officials voted to take water samples more often at dozens of more sites.

WATCH the video above for the full story by WINK News Reporter Stephanie Byrne, who spoke to professionals doing the same work here in Southwest Florida.

Reporter:Stephanie Byrne
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