Things to Know: Why is the water brown at the beach?

The City of Naples and Collier County are currently experiencing a bloom of Trichodesmium algae along the coastline. We received reports on June 11, 2023, from Seagate Beach and offshore along Gordon Pass and Keewaydin Island. This bloom can appear brown, green, and reddish pink in color. It is commonly called “sea sawdust” and has a smell [...]