For many years, Calusa Waterkeeper has been advocating about alarmingly high levels of fecal indicator bacteria in Billy’s Creeks in Fort Myers. Recently our Billy’s Creek committee has engaged in a number of meetings with City of Fort Myers Council and staff. 

In September 2020, a special public workshop took place, hosted by City leaders. The hope was, and still is, to develop a collaborative effort between the city and the non-profit organization. During this workshop however, many vital facts relevant to the concerns of Calusa Waterkeeper and the general public were conspicuously missing from the City’s presentation. 

The following letter is Calusa Waterkeeper, John Cassani’s official public response to that meeting.

Read the Full Letter