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Helping improve water quality for Florida and across the country

A water warrior in Charlotte County is helping improve water quality for the state and across the country. Florida's waterways haven't simply been the backdrop...
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Algae thickens in Cape Coral canals, neighbors frustrated

Big mats of green gunky algae sit atop the water in some SE Cape Coral canals, and it's really starting to bother neighbors who...
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Algae found floating in Cape Coral canals

Green chunks are floating in Cape Coral canals and a water expert is describing them as nutrient-rich waters. A WINK News viewer took pictures of...
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A reservoir the size of Naples is coming to Hendry County to help Florida’s...

What used to be a citrus grove will one day be a massive reservoir. The goal is to keep water cleaner and with less blue-green...
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Stormwater runoff focus of Blue-Green Algae Task Force meeting

When it comes to water quality, the focus is typically on Lake Okeechobee releases, septic tanks, and fertilizer use. However, as the state's Blue-Green Algae...
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Cape Coral opposes Army Corps of Engineers plan for Lake O discharges

The City of Cape Coral is adding its voice to the opposition the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers faces in their current preferred plan...
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Lee County commissioners vote to sue feds over planned Lake O water releases

Lee County commissioners are prepared to bring legal action against the Army Corps of  Engineers if there aren't substantial changes to the Lake Okeechobee...
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Army Corps of Engineers working on new Lake O management plan

The Army Corps of Engineers is trying to figure out how to better manage water releases from Lake Okeechobee, hoping to better balance them...
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DOH issues health alert for blue-green algae at Jaycee Park in Cape Coral

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued a Health Alert on Friday for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins at...
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Cape Coral installing more bubble curtains to keep blue-green algae at bay

New bubble curtains will soon go into canals in Cape Coral to keep toxic blue-green algae at bay. A generator will send power three lines...

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