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Water Resources Development Act – Authorized!

  BREAKING NEWS! Thank you to everyone who contacted their representatives to request they pass the Water Resources Development Act. Congress has authorized the EAA Southern Storage Reservoir! The passing of this act authorizes the southern storage reservoir, mandates expedited Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) review, funds development of large-scale water filtration technology, and directs [...]

Beach & Water Quality Alert 10.6.18: Florida Fish & Wildlife Confirms Low to Zero Levels of Red Tide

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission's daily testing of Red Tide cell counts in Southwest Florida waters confirms today the findings reported on Thursday, October 4, by Dr. Rick Bartleson of the Marine Lab at Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation — the levels of Red Tide along Lee County's island coast are reporting as "not present" [...]

Beach & Water Quality Alert 10.5.18: Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation Reports Zero Red Tide Cell Count

To ensure the safety and satisfaction of our guests, Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts has been working closely with Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) and testing Gulf water at our four resort properties for Red Tide for the past couple of months. We have seen a steady decline in levels of Red Tide (Karenia) concentration over [...]

Beach and Water Quality Update: September 20, 2018

Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts regularly and independently tests our beach water quality for red tide concentrations with scientists at Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation —  in an on-going effort to provide accurate, honest and transparent reporting of current conditions. For the record, we are unaware of other island resorts providing this same public service. Thursday, September [...]

CBS News: Researchers may be on brink of solving red tide.

August 16, 2018: Researchers in southwest Florida think they've found a solution to the red tides that have killed millions of sea animals, CBS Miami reports. Scientists from Mote Marin Laboratory are testing a system in a canal near Fort Myers. Two pumps installed on the canal mix water with ozone, which removes toxins. The [...]

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