Water-Related News

Lee County Commission holds water quality work session


On April 29th the Lee County Board of County Commissioners conducted a work session to explore water quality issues. The purpose of the work session was to discuss the results of the "Caloosahatchee – North Fort Myers Nutrient and Bacteria Source Identification Study" that was commissioned by the County.

Meeting Agenda:

  1. Overview of Water Quality Impairments, Sources of Pollution, and Local Initiatives
  2. Presentation of Nutrient and Bacteria Source Identification Study Results by Harbor Branch – FAU
  3. Next Steps

Video and presentations from the meeting are available at the link below, as well as a general discussion of water quality issues in Lee County, with links to resources with recommended actions for citizens to take to help reduce nutrient pollution.