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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...

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...

UF survey to shed light on economic impact of red tide; give your input

A new survey hopes to help us further understand the impact of red tide on the economy in your community. We all remember the unbearable...
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Researchers look at impacts Irma might have had on SWFL water quality

It’s been three years since Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida. Many community members remember what it looked like after the powerful storm made landfall. In...
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Calusa Waterkeeper, City of Fort Myers find differing fecal bacteria data

Efforts to clean up Billy Creek are getting a boost. The City of Fort Myers and Calusa Waterkeeper are working together surveying Billy Creek...
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DEP again visits Fort Myers construction sites as runoff pours into river

Heavy rain is causing construction runoff that's potentially harmful to our waterways. The City of Fort Myers has already ordered the construction to stop until...
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Fort Myers construction sites investigated for Caloosahatchee runoff

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is investigating new reports of stormwater runoff from the City Walk and Silver Hills projects into the Caloosahatchee...

FDOH issues advisory on Cape Coral canal after blue-green algae spotted

State health officials have issued an advisory for another Cape Coral canal after a blue-green algae bloom was spotted. The Florida Department of Health in...
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Department of Health issues alert for blue-green algae toxins in Cape Coral’s Makai Canal

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH) has issued a health alert for the Makai Canal in Cape Coral based on reports...
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Algae showing up in Cape Coral canal; state dashboard allows you to track sampling

A new health alert is urging people to steer clear of algae in one Cape Coral canal. If a person or a pet accidentally swallows...

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