Calusa Waterkeeper Finds High Levels of Bacteria in Billy’s Creek

Apr 20, 2022 | Featured, Press

Originally published by WINK News on April 20, 2022

A creek isn’t clearing up after years of problems. The Calusa Waterkeeper says there’s a high level of contamination in Billy Creek. The place is known for being a health concern.

The view of the water may be great, but it’s what’s under Billy’s Creek that scares Neil Wilkinson, a retired instructor with FGCU’s Marine and Ecological Sciences Program who lives on Billy’s Creek.

“The bacterial levels are off the chart, it’s, you know, it’s not a happy thing to say you live on the most polluted creek in Southwest Florida,” said Wilkinson.

Wilkinson lives along the fecal contaminated waters.

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