Calusa Waterkeeper Testing New Device to Measure Air Toxins from Blue-Green Algae & Red Tide

Jul 13, 2021 | Press | 0 comments

Originally published by WINK News on July 12, 2021

A nonprofit dedicated to the protection of our vital water bodies in the region and state is taking matters into its own hands to keep an eye on water and air quality.

Calusa Waterkeeper recently set up a device in its test phases to monitor algae toxins in the air at a Cape Coral resident’s property.

“ADAM is the acronym,” Calusa Waterkeeper John Cassani said. “We call it aerosolized detection and harmful algal monitoring device.”

That’s just what this tool does. It now sits along a Cape Coral backyard canal. Volunteers with Calusa Waterkeeper teamed up to design it.

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