Enteric bacteria advisory issued: Avoid contact with water in Sandsprit Park and Stuart Causeway

Results are above acceptable levels for enterococcus bacteria at both the Sandsprit Park and Stuart Causeway and an advisory was issued to avoid contact with the water in these areas.If enteric bacteria are present in high concentrations and are ingested while swimming or enter the skin through a cut or sore, they may cause upset stomach, diarrhea, eye irritation and skin rashes. … Click here to read more

Hands Across the Lagoon: September 28, National Estuaries Day, 9AM at Stuart Causeway

Hands Across the Lagoon events are occurring at causeways in five Indian River Lagoon counties to celebrate National Estuaries Day, to call attention to the declining condition of our estuaries, and ask our leaders to make their health a top priority. … Click here to read more