February 29, 2024

Southeast Florida Roundup

Ferrate Solutions awarded $3-million contract to remove toxins from Lake Okeechobee

Mike Vogel | 10/28/2020

Removing the phosphorous and nitrogen that cause the well-documented troubles in Lake Okeechobee, the estuaries and Everglades has proven a technical and budgetary challenge. Now, the South Florida Water Management District, the regional water regulatory body, has awarded a $3-million contract to a Melbourne company that says it has an innovative way to pull the nutrients from water flowing into the lake.

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