New technology deployed in effort to combat toxic blue-green algae on the Treasure Coast

Article Posted on December 21, 2020

STUART, Fla. — Scientists with Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch are leading the way to uncover why and how toxic algae blooms form on Lake Okeechobee.

This week they deployed a new technology out on the lake that will help experts predict and even prevent future blooms.

With the potential to wreak havoc on our environment, our economy, and our health, learning how to prevent toxic blue-green algae blooms in our waterways is paramount for researchers.

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