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2020 in South Florida: A (Watery) Year in Review

January & February

January and February brought hope, a fresh start, and good cheer

January 2020

March

Oh! how naïve, as March brought pandemic and drought – driest in 89 years!

March 2020

April

April showed stress on our southeast coast groundwater

April 2020

May

May, what a change! Heavy rains saturated this quarter

(and suddenly, without pause, we all use the term ‘savings clause’)

May 2020

June

June – SB 712 and the end of the Ag BMP Summit

June 2020

July

 

In July we planned for Isaias, the hurricane that wasn’t

July 2020

August

Low dissolved oxygen and a fish kill in Biscayne Bay

August 2020

September

 

Hurricanes Alpha and Beta, the Greek alphabet was on the way

September 2020

October

LOSOM must consider algae blooms

October 2020

November

Thanksgiving fish kill in the IRL, excess rain, and please NO MORE ZOOM!

November 2020

December

2020 almost in the past. Passage of WRDA, good news at last!

December 2020

Images: UF IFAS, SFWMD, and NOAA