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Martin County asking Army Corps to continue to delay discharges from Lake Okeechobee | WPTV
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 10, 2018

There have been noted improvements in some Martin County waterways since Lake O discharges were halted on June 30. ... Full Article

Stuart mayor declares local state of emergency due to algae blooms | WPEC
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 11, 2018

City leaders in Stuart declared a local state of emergency following Governor Rick Scott's executive order.Governor Scott declared a state of emergency for Glades, Hendry, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties on Monday due to the alg... Full Article

'Sand War' continues between Siesta Key and Lido Key | WTSP
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 10, 2018

Big Pass could soon be dredged.... Full Article

Intersection: Yankeetown, How A Small Town Is Handling Climate Change | WMFE
Drainage/Stormwater
Published: July 10, 2018

Coastal residents in Florida are seeing the effects of a warming climate. 90.7’s environmental reporter Amy Green and Trevor Aaronson of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting join us to talk about how residents of Yankeetown are working to mitigate the impact of rising seas.... Full Article

Could algae state of emergency be extended to Indian River County's Blue Cypress Lake? | TCPalm
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 10, 2018

Indian River County has a toxic blue-green algae bloom in Blue Cypress Lake that some blame on biosolids, not Lake Okeechobee discharges.... Full Article

Hundreds Of Central Water Works Customers Lose Water, Low Pressure Continues; Boil Water Notice Issued | North Escambia
Drinking Water
Published: July 12, 2018

Hundreds Of Central Water Works Customers Lose Water, Low Pressure Continues; Boil Water Notice Issued About half of all Central Water Works customers lost water service for hours Tuesday afternoon, and many were still without water Tuesday night as crews worked to determine what happened. I... Full Article

There’s no ‘quick fix’ for algae problems | Okeechobee News
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 11, 2018

OKEECHOBEE — Blue-green algal blooms on Florida’s largest lake are “by no means new,” according to Dr. Edward Phlips of University of Florida’s Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences department. There’s no silver bullet to the algal bloom problems in the lake and its connecting waterways, he said. “There’s ... Full Article

Saltwater intrusion continuing concern for Holley Navarre Water | Navarre Press
Drinking Water
Published: July 11, 2018

Seven times in the past nine years, Holley Navarre Water System’s (HNWS) sodium levels have exceeded the maximum contaminant level set forth... Full Article

White House backs Everglades reservoir | Florida Politics
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 11, 2018

The White House has backed Florida’s effort to secure federal funding for a reservoir intended to move water away from Lake Okeechobee and reduce discharges that residents blame for repeated toxic algae outbreaks spreading on both coasts. The request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to include …... Full Article

No swimming advisory issued for Dubois Park Lagoon | WPTV
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 12, 2018

A no swimming advisory has been issued for Dubois Park Lagoon in Jupiter.  ... Full Article