The South Florida Water Management District, in response to recent erroneous reports, has released a “Get the Facts” about the continued improvement of water quality in the Everglades.
Sugarcane farmers have been a key part of that success. Over the last two decades, farmers in the Everglades Agricultural Area have helped reduce phosphorus levels by an average of 55 percent a year, significantly exceeding what is required by law.
Here are the facts:
Source: South Florida Water Management District