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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 [...]

Text to Action: Your Opportunity to Stand Together for Water Quality.

Our community has been devastated by the ongoing water quality issues associated with freshwater releases from Lake Okeechobee and runoff from the Caloosahatchee watershed. Since the freshwater releases began in June 2018, we have seen our coastal waters transition from aquamarine to coffee brown, we have watched blue-green algae blooms invade more than [...]

Every Day is a New Day

One of the more challenging aspects confronting the red tide bloom that recently appeared in Southwest Florida is in the direction of the wind. For approximately the last seven days, up until Friday August 3, a strong westerly wind at more than 15 miles per hour was pushing the red tide toward Sanibel and Captiva [...]

The Purpose of Clear Purpose: Keeping You in the Know

As has been reported in the news, a variety of factors have combined to create water quality issues in Southwest Florida that have impacted beaches from Sarasota to Naples. Foremost among water issues and challenges facing Sanibel and Captiva Islands is the significant and unusual red tide bloom, which has been amplified by a strong [...]

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