WPBF: Large discharges show dark plume of murky freshwater along Jupiter Island

 

The freshwater is not from Lake Okeechobee, but rather stormwater runoff, according to the South Florida Water Management District. (Source: WPBF)

Aerial photos of stormwater flowing into the ocean are sparking concerns on the Treasure Coast.

The photos were taken Saturday and show a large, dark plume of murky freshwater along Jupiter Island south of the St. Lucie Inlet.

“It was really, really massive,” photographer Cam Collins said. “It had to have been at least 10 miles.”

For the complete story: http://www.wpbf.com/news/large-stormwater-discharges-could-hurt-reefs/35805012

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