Water Storage & Quality Issues
This article discusses recent initiatives that have the potential to improve water quality. It also identifies places where additional work still needs to be done.
Date published 5/16/19
This video was created in October 2018. It contains a discussion of water quality issues by Rae Ann Wessel, Natural Resources Policy Director, SCCF; James Evans, Director of Natural Resources, Sanibel; and Kevin Ruane, Mayor of Sanibel.
Solving our water quality issues requires creating more water storage. Dispersed water management may be an effective means.
Date published: 3/14/19
My Water Daily is a compilation of stories about water quality in Florida that is distributed via email. The link above points to where people can sign up to receive these updates.
Florida Weekly article explores the early economic impacts of the troubled summer of 2018, marketing vs. advocacy.
Date published: 8/15/18
This article discusses the causes of the 2018 south Florida algae blooms and contains numerous references.
Date published: July 2018
This document, authored by James Evans, Director of Natural Resources, Sanibel, provides a detailed overview of water management issues in the Caloosahatchee watershed.
Published: July 2016
This video, created by the South Florida Water Management District, discusses the purpose of the C-43 Reservoir and provides a progress update.
Posted: December 2017
This video provides an update from the South Florida Water Management District on the progress of the EAA Reservoir.
Published: December 2017
This article discusses the historic water flow within Florida, the factors that changed that flow, and what that means to the Refuge.
Date published: 2/14/19
The completion of the EAA reservoir has the potential to significantly improve the quality of water that surrounds the “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge.
Date published: 11/22/18
As was dramatically demonstrated in the summer of 2018, both blue-green algae and red tide pose a significant ecological threat to the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge.
Date published: 9/6/18