Florida Project Could Help Address Runoff, Algae Blooms

Algae in Ocean

“This year is historic,” Caloosahatchee Waterkeeper John Cassani says. “I’ve worked on the river for 40 years; I’ve never seen anything like this, where 65 miles of the river has cyanobacteria blooms in one stage or another.”

September 17, 2018
Thomas F. Armistead - Engineering News-Record

Heavy rainfall this spring overwhelmed Everglades infrastructure and required operators to discharge nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee to South Florida’s east and west coasts. The resulting toxic algal blooms are fouling Florida’s coast, killing wildlife, driving away vacationers and local beachgoers and threatening public health.

ENR may be contacted at ENR.com@bnpmedia.com



714.701.9180

Arrange No Cost Consultation










Subscribe to Construction Defect Journal

 

Construction Defect Journal is aggregated from a variety of news sources, article submissions, contributors, and information from industry professionals.

No content on this site should be construed as legal advice or expert opinion. By viewing this site you agree to be bound by its terms and conditions

 

Copyright 2018 - Construction Defect Journal – All Rights Reserved