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Collier County to host virtual workshop on water quality study

A public workshop will be held on Tuesday for a new water quality feasibility study that is underway to consider opportunities to treat discharges...
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Protestors take to the streets to demand clean water

Southwest Florida's water crisis was on the minds of those who decided to get out and protest on Sunday. "We don't want to have another...
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State Dept. of Environmental Protection to help control blue-green algae as water from Lake...

We're going to be keeping an eye on our water quality in the next couple of days, as water is now flowing from Lake...
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Engineers begin Lake O releases to Caloosahatchee

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed Lake Okeechobee releases to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers began Wednesday afternoon. According to the corps, the releases...
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Fecal indicator bacteria found in water at Pine Island park

Swimmers, beware: What's in the water would not only make your stomach turn - it could make you sick. The water at a Pine Island...

Chemical spraying can lead to algae blooms; scientists research safer methods

Spraying chemicals can be dangerous to the environment in many ways. But for Floridians, they can contribute to harmful algae blooms and damaging releases...
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Communities along Caloosahatchee prepare for Lake O water releases

Communities along the Caloosahatchee River are preparing for water releases from Lake Okeechobee this week, and many are wondering what effect it will have...
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Franklin Lock preparing for Lake Okeechobee releases

Crews are making room for more water ahead of the Lake Okeechobee releases scheduled to start this week. Many in Southwest Florida are preparing as...
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Experts not too concerned about Lake O releases to Caloosahatchee

There are concerns ahead of Lake Okeechobee releases to the Caloosahatchee River. The water quality crisis at its height in 2018 is not something...
FILE: Water being released from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River on October 29, 2018. (Credit: WINK News/FILE)video

Water releases from Lake Okeechobee to begin next week

A lot of water from Lake Okeechobee is coming our way. The Army Corps of Engineers said Friday they'll start releasing water from the...

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