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Philip Levine campaign releases ad on algae | Florida Politics
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 13, 2018

Democratic candidate for governor Philip Levine has dropped a new ad focused on Lake Okeechobee’s algae crisis. The ad comes &qout;as discharges are set to resume and bring toxic blue-green algae flowing into the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers,&qout; the campaign said in a Friday release. The n... Full Article

Why deep water wells are a solution to water crisis | News-Press
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 13, 2018

The technology behind these deep water wells has been around for more than 30 years and is safely being used to handle waste water disposal.... Full Article

Water advocates gather in Clewiston to protest water quality | News-Press
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 14, 2018

None Water advocates from both coasts of Florida gathered a boat ramp in Clewiston to protest bad water quality and algae blooms that are starting show up in Lake Okeechobee, the Caloosahatchee River and t... Full Article

Lake O releases back on | Polk County Democrat
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 15, 2018

Updated: 07/15/2018 01:00:01AM By JIM TURNER News Service of Florida Text Size: TALLAHASSEE — Fresh water releases from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie estuaries as a means of ... Full Article

Highly toxic algae reported in C-44 Canal as return of Lake Okeechobee discharges looms | TCPalm
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 10, 2018

Algae upstream of the dam leading to the St. Lucie River was 15 times the hazardous level.... Full Article

Citrus Grove Repurposed As 'Water Farm' Protects South Florida Estuaries From Toxic Algae Bloom | WLRN
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 10, 2018

From inside their massive headquarters in West Palm Beach, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) regulates the natural flow of water from... Full Article

Bloom continues to threaten water, people, wildlife | Florida Weekly
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 11, 2018

The view last week from a plane approaching Southwest Florida International Airport. Toxins have reached almost 60 miles down the Caloosahatchee River from Lake Okeechobee to Pine Island Sound and the Lee County coastline. STEPHANIE DAVIS / FLORIDA WEEKLYAs officials scrambled in recent weeks to cat... Full Article

Taxpayer money being used to repair sinkholes at Bradenton shopping plaza | WFLA
Drinking Water
Published: July 10, 2018

Officials say the sinkholes formed after the property owner failed to do proper repairs on the aging storm water pipe system. ... Full Article

5 things to know about algae, Lake Okeechobee discharges, Rick Scott's state of emergency | TCPalm
Environmental Restoration
Published: July 10, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency because of toxic blue-green algae in the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers, but will it help?... Full Article

Boil water notice issued following planned repairs to water main | Bradenton Herald
Drinking Water
Published: July 11, 2018

Manatee County Utilities Department will shut off water for residents in the area of Cortez Road and Fifth Street West Thursday as crews repair a water main. A precautionary boil water notice following the repair was also issued.... Full Article