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Researchers studying how blue-green algae toxins travel

We know that toxins from blue-green algae can make people sick. And, the smell and sight of blue-green algae is something none of us...
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Cape Coral plans to install 10 bubble curtains to fight blue-green algae in canals

A water crisis took over Cape Coral canals in 2018, spawning blue-green algae. Since then, Cape Coral has tested bubble curtains. Now, it is ready to...
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Study being conducted to cut down number of nutrients in stormwater runoff

Cleaning our water through stormwater treatment areas and wetlands plays a crucial role in Everglades protection and restoration. Even the tiniest organism can play...
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What lies beneath? Study aims to learn what’s in Lake O’s sediment

A study is underway to find out what's below the surface of Lake Okeechobee. Think of our water quality and the lake as a puzzle....
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How aquifer storage works and what it means for clean water

On Friday, WINK News got a sneak peek at a possible solution to our water problems. It is known as ASR or aquifer storage...
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Blue-Green Algae Task Force meets to discuss harmful algal blooms

The state's blue-green algae task force met on Wednesday to learn how researchers at the state and federal levels keep tabs on harmful algal...
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‘State of the Slough’ report shows how Everglades fared during summer months

Audubon Florida released a report breaking down how our water and wildlife did during the summer months, with much to say on the progress...
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Volunteers needed in the research of algal bloom impacts on humans

There's a coast-to-coast effort to understand algal blooms better, and that work just got another boost. From the air we breathe to the water we...
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New reservoir opens east of Lake Okeechobee

A new reservoir is officially open on the east side of Lake Okeechobee. This it is about half of the size of The City...
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Model run chosen as framework for Lake Okeechobee operating manual

The operating manual to layout how to manage Lake Okeechobee is now nearing the finish line, and it's good news for the Caloosahatchee Estuary. The...

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