Sanibel City Council To Discuss Clean Water Sampling Program Data. The Sanibel City Council will discuss the Sanibel Clean Water sampling program conducted by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation at this Tuesday's meeting.
Sanibel City Council To Discuss Clean Water Sampling Program Data.

Clean Water Sampling Program

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Sanibel Clean Water Program Overview. Sanibel City Council To Discuss Clean Water Sampling Program Data. The Sanibel City Council will discuss the Sanibel Clean Water sampling program conducted by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation at this Tuesday's meeting.

Sanibel City Council To Discuss Clean Water Sampling Program.

The Sanibel City Council will discuss the Sanibel Clean Water sampling program conducted by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation at this Tuesday’s meeting.

CaptivaRentals.org. Avoid VRBO Fees. Rent Direct From Local Homeowners & Property Managers.Project Background

  • Part of Phase 3 of the Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan
  • A total of 72 lakes, ponds, and stormwater collection systems were sampled across the Island by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF)
  • Dry vs. Wet season sampling

Project Goals

  1. Develop baseline water quality data for each water body that was sampled, and rank each community from most impaired to least impaired.
  2. Make best management practice recommendations for each individual community, based on the data collected, that would work best to improve water quality in their respective waterbody.

Suggested Best Practices Include

  1. Lake-Friendly Landscaping
  2. Proper Irrigation Practices
  3. Stormwater Retrofits
  4. Runoff Control
  5. Proper Pet Waste Disposal
  6. Turf Grass Selection
  7. Proper Mowing Techniques
  8. Exotic Fish Removal
  9. Aeration
  10. Nutrient-rich Sediment Dredging
  11. Reuse Water Fertilizer Calculator
  12. Landscaper Selection

For more information, please see SanibelCleanWater.org.


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