Toxic blue-green algae is spiking at the Franklin Lock and Dam in Olga.
Algae are building on at least one Cape Coral canal, and it’s an unpleasant sight for people living near Country Club Boulevard in Southwest Florida’s largest city.
Water infested with blue-green algae is not safe to swim in, play in or drink because of harmful toxins. Although, far less is known about what’s in the air regarding those same algae outbreaks.
Water releases aren’t expected anytime soon directly from Lake Okeechobee, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. Nevertheless, blue-green algal blooms are present on the lake, in the Caloosahatchee and along canals in Southwest Florida.
Cape Coral residents witnessed the city put giant containers of chemicals near canals. Contractors said the containers are filled with…
Two months have passed since health alerts showed that blue-green algae are in our waterways.
Blue-green algae are flourishing with the current high heat temperatures. While many point to nutrients from Lake O, Rosen said there is…
A rare cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, not typically found in the United States has shown up in a Cape Coral canal.
In the last two weeks, the health department has issued alerts for blue-green algae along the Caloosahatchee.
If you like to go for a morning walk at Jaycee Park, use caution. Harmful blue-green algae toxins were detected in the Caloosahatchee River in the area.