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Lake Okeechobee water releases will continue to come to Southwest Florida

The water releases from Lake Okeechobee will continue heading west down the Caloosahatchee River to Southwest Florida. That's according to the U.S. Army Corps...
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No signs of blue-green algae in Lake O; releases to Caloosahatchee could end soon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says there are no signs of blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee Friday. Many in Southwest Florida feared recent...
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Researchers determine how far blue-green algae toxins could spread through the air

Researchers have confirmed that blue-green algae is airborne. It can spread through the air for miles and last for hours. Algae could also be...

UF scientists show how long toxins produced by HABs of blue-green algae remain in...

Rivers, lakes, and ponds are recreational destinations for swimming, fishing, boating and more. When cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (cyanoHABs) form releasing toxins into these...
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Company works to treat Cape Coral canals with blue-green algae

Canals that had bouts blue-green algae in Cape Coral back in August are looking better. Neighbors told us they just want to make sure ongoing...
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More blue-green algae spotted in Cape Coral canals

More streaks of blue-green algae have been spotted in Cape Coral canals. Calusa Waterkeeper shared photos on Facebook and said that while the algae is...
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Bonita Springs mayor upset over how one community is handling water quality

Bonita Springs Mayor Peter Simmons lives in the Bonita Bay community and keeps his eyes on the water. "This is a neighborhood issue that has...
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Health department issues cautionary health advisory for Shaughnessey Canal in Cape Coral

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County says the algae in the Shaughnessey Canal in Cape Coral could harm the public. The Shaughnessey Canal,...

DOH-Lee issues caution health advisory for Shaughnessey Canal in Cape Coral

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is issuing a cautionary health advisory for the City of Cape Coral – Shaughnessey Canal...

Blue-green algae identified in Caloosahatchee

Some people are worried about the specks seen floating in the Caloosahatchee River in North Fort Myers. After bottling a sample of the water and...

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