WMFE: A POTENTIAL WATER SHORTAGE, MONTHS AFTER MASSIVE LAKE OKEECHOBEE RELEASES TRIGGER TOXIC ALGAE

WMFE: Written by Amy Green. January 17, 2019.

Florida water managers are bracing for a potential water shortage months after massive releases from Lake Okeechobee triggered widespread toxic algae.The South Florida Water Management District says forecasts had called for a wet dry season, but instead rainfall is down by as much as 45 percent.Pete Kwiatkowski says the district is monitoring water levels, and if the conditions continue restrictions could be implemented like limits on lawn irrigation.

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