Estero River Teeming with Bacteria but Lack Warnings for Danger

by | Apr 22, 2019 | Water Testing

Originally published by WINK News on April 22, 2019

The Estero River has around 26 times the level of bacteria than the Florida Department of Health said is safe. Lurking beneath the surface is the problem preventing cleaner waters.

John Casani, a Calusa waterkeeper, confirms tests done last week show the Estero River with unhealthy levels of fecal bacteria, according to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

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