IBM's 'smart' lake could be the solution to deadly red tides


Florida Senator Bill Nelson says he and fellow. Senator Marco Rubio want congress to pass a water resources Bill that would address one of the causes of red tide, it includes a critical project to address the algae by providing additional water storage for lake Okeechobee so that the army corps doesn't have to discharge so. Much to the east and west the Saint Lucy and Qaluza Hatschi rivers carry algae from the lake to the coast and contribute to red tide this as marine laboratory in Sarasota begins testing a filter that could clean, up the tide maybe finally turning Elliott felt Cioni with the. Bradenton area convention and visitors bureau says he just went out to Anna Maria island and the beaches were clear and The air was clean so we're hoping, that signs of things improving but as you know as we all know red tide. Is unpredictable it could be, beautiful today not short tomorrow but right now the signs are good that we're seeing improvement out there hell Cioni says state officials assured them that they will use. The half million dollars emergency grants allocated to help local businesses recover and get the word out to tourists that the beaches are open

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