Sewage Scrutinized for Polluting Indian River Lagoon

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The summer months often see a rise of blue-green algae problems in Lake Okeechobee and its surrounding estuaries. Along with the algae come various claims of who is to blame.  One thing is certain amid all the debate, nutrient and water-quality issues are an extremely complex problem with no single solution or party to blame. A recent study released by …

Water Farms Provide Multiple Benefits in Florida

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By Frank Giles More than a decade ago, Doug Bournique, executive director of the Indian River Citrus League, had a thought. What if citrus growers who had groves that had become non-productive could take that land and use it for water storage to help reduce discharges into sensitive waterways like the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers? It was a novel …