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Gumbo Limbo: East Lake has a current ranking of concern of 51 out of 84. We’ve analyzed 84 water bodies on Sanibel Island, and ranked them from
1 (most concerned)
84 (least concerned)
A FTW is essentially a floating mat upon which plants grown hydroponically uptake excess nutrients via there root system. (continue reading)
Properly planned landscapes and gardens can greatly reduce impacts to water quality (continue reading)
Homeowners should implement features that have the ability to deflect or slow roof and pavement runoff. (continue reading)
Options for retrofitting include extended detention, wet ponds, constructed wetlands, bioretention, filtration, infiltration, swales, dredging and littoral plantings. (continue reading)
Planting your shoreline provides natural nutrient removal from urban runoff. (continue reading)
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BMPs (Best Management Practices) implemented at Gumbo Limbo: East Lake:
No BMPs have been reported at this location yet.