Polluted waterways captured from aerial photographs show water quality getting worse

The S-80 Locks opened in June and are pumping up to 600 million gallons of dirty water into the estuary a day. Now, new images capture the impact from the air. (Source: CBS 12)


New images just released to CBS 12 show the mounting pollution flowing out into our ocean, reaching miles to the south of Stuart.

In Stuart, at the St Lucie Inlet, bacteria levels are inching up daily.

The water at the inlet has gone from a Bahamas blue-green in June to a dark brown bubbly foamy water.

…”Most of the plume was heading south into Hobe Sound Refuge and into Jupiter Island and as far as Pecks Lake…

For the complete story and video: http://www.cbs12.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_17862.shtml

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