Bacteria, algae and — believe it or not — millions of dead clams: It's all in the water along the Treasure Coast; and it's all nasty.
The US Army Corps of Engineers announced that discharges from Lake Okeechobee will be heading to the St. Lucie River, after the action was recommended by the South Florida Water Management District.
The effort to improve water quality in South Florida is in high gear. Over the next few weeks, the Army Corps of Engineers will announce when the new Lake Okeechobee discharge schedule will begin.
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Don Denny has always enjoyed rivers and the ocean and the opportunities for enjoyment they provide. As a water sample tester on the Narrow River in Rhode Island, he was inspired when a volunteer organization led a campaign to clean it up.
Several conservationists, including Florida Oceanographic Society Executive Director Mark Perry, spoke with WPBF 25 News about the Army Corps decision for a preliminary plan.
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It looks like the project is making progress. Everything has been moving forward according to schedule, with the exception of the US Army Corps of Engineers who requested 30 additional days to begin the post-authorization report.
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Mark Perry, Florida Oceanographic Society Executive Director & CEO, discusses Lake Okeechobee water management with Steve Davis, Everglades Foundation chief science officer, at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, in Martin County.
Environmentalists hopeful Herbert Hoover Dike repairs will bring improved water quality for Treasure Coast
While the completion of the rehab at the Herbert Hoover Dike brings peace of mind to thousands of residents around the lake, there's also hope for some environmental relief on the Treasure Coast. But that could still be months away.
Florida Oceanographic Society celebrated estuaries at the Coastal Center on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. The event included ecosystem education with trail walks, oyster and water quality demonstrations, crafts, food and activities.