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Ocala wins $1.7 million settlement in water meter lawsuit | Ocala Star Banner
Drinking Water
Published: November 09, 2018

The city filed suit against Elster Solutions in September 2017 for breach of contract and vicarious liability against Honeywell International, Inc., which had purchased Elster Solutions in 2016. ... Full Article

Survey to determine how much sand was lost to Michael | Destin Log
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 09, 2018

PANAMA CITY BEACH — By a preliminary scan, Hurricane Michael is thought to have siphoned off between 1 million and 2 million cubic yards of sand from Panama City Beach's shores. That’s about the carrying capacity of 60,000 to 130,000 dump trucks.But officials are still not yet sure what the total im... Full Article

Red tide concentrations drop in Manatee, according to latest report | Bradenton Herald
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 10, 2018

A weekly FWC report indicates that red tide concentrations in Manatee County have finally decreased following a slew of reports citing an uptick in toxic algae concentrations. Levels are between 5 and 25 percent lower than last week, experts said.... Full Article

Everglades reservoir: critics question timing, legality of agriculture lease | News-Press
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 09, 2018

Old lease wasn't set to expire until March, district officials pushes this lease through in less than 24 hours. Some environmental watchdog groups and politicians are still fuming... Full Article

Red tide forum to focus on science of algal blooms | Herald Tribune
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 10, 2018

A science-based panel discussion aims to cut through the misinformation swirling around the red tide and blue-green algae blooms that have plagued Southwest Florida. A persistent red tide bloom in the Gulf of Mexico killed tons of fish last summer, and is also blamed for the deaths of dozens of man... Full Article

Algae once again streaks Caloosahatchee's upper reaches, new aerial photos show | News-Press
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 10, 2018

After a brief reprieve, algae appears to be returning to the upper reaches of the Caloosahatchee... Full Article

Here's what we could expect DeSantis to do for Florida's environment | Tallahassee Democrat
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 11, 2018

DeSantis, an ally of "Red Tide Rick," will have much to deliver on for fed-up Floridians.... Full Article

Citrus leaders deserve credit for partnership | Citrus County Chronicle
Drainage/Stormwater
Published: November 11, 2018

SAVING OUR FUTURE... Full Article

Red tides: an unwelcome reminder that water quality matters | Sun Sentinel
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 12, 2018

Former EPA official James Giatinna argues it is critical that the U.S. increase its investment in water pollution prevention and mitigation strategies. Foremost among these must be redoubling local, state and federal efforts to reduce nutrient pollution.... Full Article

‘Here to help you’: Goodland hears from county on upcoming Goodland Drive work | Naples Daily News
Drainage/Stormwater
Published: November 09, 2018

There was intense interest in what county planners had to say – and Goodland residents had plenty to say themselves.... Full Article