Water Quality in the Estero River
There are several agencies testing water in the Estero River and the bay. This
testing has been consolidated in the Water Atlas by the folks at the
Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program have rolled up the data from
the volunteer program I participate in along with some of the other
You can see it HERE.
You can go up to the index line and see the entire watershed.
in 2015 we had an algae bloom in the river. This is the
information I got from Lee County DNR from their lab tests on the water
have been monitoring the water in the river since 2001 for CHNEP. My
sample site (EBERS2) is across from the little beach, just West of the
Maderia canal. Those reports are HERE.
The format of the label is MonthYear