Ancient Roman technology
save Harris Chain of Lakes?
E. Comas - Sentinel Staff
Writer - OrlandoSentinel.Com
Each hour, more than a million gallons of water from the state's most polluted
large lake flow downstream into vital Lake County waterways.With that flow comes
a noxious mix of algae, phosphorus, nitrogen and other plant particles that can
change crystal-clear lakes into an unhealthy pea-soup color, driving away
swimmers, boaters and fishermen.
Florida Moves to Stop Piping Sewage Into the Ocean
Posted Apr 23, 08 3:25 PM CDT
(Newser) – Florida has been dumping sewage into the
ocean for over 60 years, but is moving towards cleaning up its act, Reuters
reports. Florida’s Senate recently passed a bill that would replace the system,
which pumps 300 million gallons of partially treated waste into the Atlantic
daily. Passage in the House is expected, but the state's EPA says it will take
16 years and $3 billion to close them all down.
Florida Septic Tank Sewage
Reefs Up To 'Six Miles Offshore'
July 25, 2007 - Underwatertimes.com
Georgia -- A new University
of Georgia study finds that
is reaching the offshore
reefs of the Upper Florida
Keys, possibly threatening
corals and human health.
"The most unhappy thing about conservation
is that it is never permanent. If we save a priceless woodland today, it is
threatened from another quarter tomorrow."
Marjory Stoneman Douglas