Mote tests machine that can remove red tide without harming marine life

At the Florida Red Tide Mitigation and Technology Development Facility at the Mote Aquaculture Research Park, the OZONIX Mobile Water Treatment Unit is being put to the test. The system processes up to 4,000 gallons of water per minute, removing red tide while allowing other marine life to thrive.

Piney Point water being treated as ponds fill up

Stormwater being stored at the Piney Point phosphate plant stopped being discharged Friday after not meeting the Department of Environmental Protection’s water quality criteria.