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Gumbo Limbo: West Lake has a current ranking of concern of 53 out of 78. We’ve analyzed 72 water bodies on Sanibel Island, and ranked them from 1 (most concerned) to 78 (least concerned).
A FTW is essentially a floating mat upon which plants grown hydroponically uptake excess nutrients via there root system. (continue reading)
Properly planned landscapes and gardens can greatly reduce impacts to water quality (continue reading)
Options for retrofitting include extended detention, wet ponds, constructed wetlands, bioretention, filtration, infiltration, swales, dredging and littoral plantings. (continue reading)
Planting your shoreline provides natural nutrient removal from urban runoff. (continue reading)
Aeration prevents stratification, the separation of the water column into distinct layers, of dissolved oxygen. (continue reading)
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