Naples Bay has suffered from increased flows of fresh water and pollution since development and canals cut through its mangrove-lined shores.

A 20-year plan to clean the bay would’ve been halfway done this year but was quietly abandoned. Yet the city, county and state continue to work toward restoring the bay.

The City of Naples’ natural resources division earlier this week presented a water quality report on the bay outlining the current problems, success stories and potential solutions.

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