What You Can Do to HELP THE LAGOON


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Straight Talk: Sewage Systems, Septics, and Muck in Our Lagoon

This is a free forum intended to provide an overview of the current and planned projects and to provide answers to a concerned public. Past ones included Feb 26, 2019 at the Gleason Center for the Preforming Arts in Melbourne and June 3,2019 at Dixie Crossroads in Titusville.  Click on our homepage to watch the video of the latest live event.  We have 2 more planned for 2019!  Stay tuned for the dates and locations.



Diagram of External Sources of Nutrient Pollution into the IRL

Save Our Lagoon Project Plan Presentation

Presented by:

Virginia Barker, Director, Natural Resources Management Department
Al Vazquez, Managing Partner, Closewaters LLC
Dr. John Windsor, Professor Emeritus, Florida Institute of Technology
Oceanography and Environmental Science
Marcy Frick, REM, Senior Water Resources Engineer, Tetra Tech Inc.



Research Links

Dr Trefry’s muck presentation and Dr Weaver’s natural shorelines presentation at Indian River Lagoon Research webpage.

Dr Widder’s video presentation of the dangers of the blue-green algae in the Indian River.

Dr LaPointe’s septic presentation regarding nutrients and water quality in the Indian River.

Dr De Freese’s Current State of the Indian River, FL Lagoon and the Risks to its Economic Impact presentation .

Dr Virginia Barker 2016 video presentation on the current status of Brevard County’s Save The Lagoon Plan

Dr. De Freese’s Rethinking the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program