FORT MYERS, Fla.– Blue-green Algal blooms are sitting in the Caloosahatchee.
NBC-2 Reporter Michael Raimondi boarded a boat Thursday to check out Oxbow in the Alva area.
Captains for Clean Water Co Founder, Daniel Andrews, took him out to show what some of the smaller canals look like.
They found rotten-smelling algae sitting in shallow, slow-moving spots. The toxic pads of algae were floating on the surface in a few canals. We’ve also seen it at the Franklin Lock this week.
Captain Andrews said the recent easterly winds have helped break up the blooms. If it were calm,...