Water

Experts Monitor Indian River Lagoon For Signs Of Algal Blooms

18 hours ago

Rain and hot weather are putting stress on the Indian River Lagoon.

The state agency overseeing Everglades restoration is threatening to stop participating in congressionally mandated scientific reviews of its progress.

The South Florida Water Management District says it is considering withdrawing financially from the National Academies of Sciences and seeking scientific guidance elsewhere.

Spokesman Randy Smith says the scientists are overstepping their authority and threatening to slow Everglades restoration by weighing in on budgetary and engineering issues.

Senator Nelson Aiding The Fight Against Garbage Juice

Jul 17, 2017

Jackson County commissioners and city managers met with Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson Friday to discuss a deep injection well proposed for Marianna.

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is unveiling its plan for 2017 and looking for public feedback.

About 50,000 gallons of partially-treated sewage overflowed Wednesday from a water treatment plant in south St. Petersburg.

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