Monthly Archive: March 2014

Reducing Sanitary Sewage Overflows

 

As we continue to try and improve recreational water quality around the state we are constantly looking for the sources and solutions for the problem.  Many environmental scientists would agree that the number one issue our surface waters are combating are excessive nutrients.  These nutrients spawn algal blooms which can decrease water clarity and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/marine/2014/03/26/reducing-sanitary-sewage-overflows/

Rules of the Road – Navigation Lighting; Part 3 of 16

Everyone understands that navigational lighting is required so that they are aware another boat is in the area, and that they see you as well, but WHY specific rules for specific lights?  The answer is that it aids the captain with (a) identifying what type of vessel is in the area, (b) knowing what type …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/marine/2014/03/19/rules-of-the-road-navigation-lighting-part-3-of-16/