Pictured here is Environmental Policy Associate Leah Reidenbach photographing the blue-green algae at the Moore Haven Lock. SCCF Hydrologic Modeler Paul Julian also joined the team on the trip to see the conditions first-hand.
“With the blue-green algae coming down the river, we are happy to see the Corps cut back on flows down the Caloosahatchee. The lake levels are still high and the Corps will have to figure out where to send the water, but we certainly don’t want water filled with blue-green algae when we have a red tide bloom intensifying along the Southwest Florida coast,” said SCCF Environmental Policy Director James Evans.
to watch, “Blue Green Algae coming down the Caloosahatchee, and the Army Corps isn’t stopping releases“
on FOX4 News prior to the announcement of reduced discharges.