Health alert, warning of blue-green algae issued for Alva Boat Ramp in Lee County

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is issuing a health alert for the Alva Boat Ramp based on reports of algae toxins found by the ramp. When blue-green toxins are detected, DOH recommends individuals avoid contact with the water. DEP will continue to post updates for Alva Boat Ramp on their website. “Some […]

Company works to treat Cape Coral canals with blue-green algae

Canals that had bouts blue-green algae in Cape Coral back in August are looking better. Neighbors told us they just want to make sure ongoing treatment efforts work long-term. Neighbor Mike Eads lives along the Makai in Cape Coral. About a month ago, it looked green, murky and filled with toxins that kept him and […]