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Project approved to reduce nitrogen runoff in Caloosahatchee River


October 26, 2018
By Chuck Ballaro

The Lee Board of County Commissioners has approved a grant amendment agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to increase total grant funding to $2 million for the Nalle Grade Stormwater Project, which will help reduce nutrient runoff to Caloosahatchee River in Florida. 

The $3.2 million project is expected to reduce total nitrogen by 1,300 pounds per year. Construction is set to begin in January 2019 and take a year. | READ MORE