USACE, SFWMD present plans for storing water underground to prevent algae blooms in Martin


The Army Corps of Engineers presented a plan to store water underground. (Source: WPTV)

WPTV reports that leadership from the Army Corps of Engineers returned to Martin County Wednesday to tour areas impacted by algae with county leaders.

They then met with the community to discuss plans to create more water storage opportunities to eliminate the toxic algae risks.

Not everyone was on board with their idea.

The Army Corps of Engineers, with the South Florida Water Management District, presented a plan to create Aquifer Storage and Recovery wells north of Lake Okeechobee.

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