The city of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Fran due to elevated fecal coliform counts from a nearby sanitary sewer overflow. A blockage in a sanitary line resulted in roughly 900 gallons of sanitary waste to flow...
The City of Winter Park announced on their Twitter channel late last week that they would be closing the Dinky Dock park as a result of poor water quality. The popular beachfront park and boat ramp, tucked behind Rollins College on...
A private contractor damaged a sanitary sewer line near a storm drain that leads to Lake Lawne late last week that released an estimated 50 gallons of sanitary waste Due to the elevated fecal coliform counts caused by the leakage,...
June 28, 2018 -  UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Arnold has been LIFTED The City's Stormwater Division found high levels of toxins in Lake Arnold on June 21, resulting from an algae bloom. Gross. Blue-green algae are always present in the...
Sixth grade students at the Monarch Learning Academy (Website) in College Park are leading a storytelling project based on the infamous "Jump Tree" that came down during Hurricane Irma. The tree had fixed Tarzan-ropes for swinging and was located in...
UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Lawsona LIFTED The City of Orlando Stormwater Division has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Lawsona. A possible sewer overflow, caused by a blockage in a sanitary line, at the corner of north Mills Avenue and...
The City of Orlando released the above video as part of their "bag it, don't blow it" campaign. The campaign targets those people, you know who we're talking about, who just blow all of the leaves and detritus from their...
February 14, 2018- UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Beardall LIFTED A Lake Alert has been issued by the City's Stormwater Division due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts in Lake Beardall. A sanitary sewer overflow near the intersection of...
UPDATE: Lake Alert for Park Lake - LIFTED January 22, 2018 UPDATE: The Stormwater Division has assessed that the recent sewage leak is not the cause of the elevated fecal coliform counts in the lake and is working to assess...
The City of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Pinelock, due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts in the water, due to a sanitary sewer overflow. A blockage in a sanitary line near the intersection of...
UPDATE: December 28, 2017- Lake Alert Issued for Lake Winyah LIFTED The City of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Winyah, a smaller lake just north of Lake Estelle due to a sanitary sewer overflow near the intersection of...
"Hi! Do you have any info on what's happening to Lake Lucerne? They seem to be draining it and transferring the water across the street to Lake Cherokee ..." - Emily Winters Miss Winters is correct, Lake Lucerne is indeed...
UPDATE: October 17, 2017- Lake Alert Issued for Lake Beauty LIFTED The Streets and Stormwater Division has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Beauty, due to "possible" elevated fecal coliform counts. A blockage in a sanitary line resulted in roughly 500 gallons...
The governmental triumvirate that is Orange County, the City of Winter Park, and the City of Orlando, have lifted the Lake Advisory that was placed on all City lakes following Hurricane Irma. Storms like Hurricane Irma have a high possibility...
The Lake Alert that was issued for Lake Formosa has been lifted, as of September 20. Following a sanitary sewer overflow from a private lift station behind Mills Park (more on that HERE), roughly 15,000 gallons of sewage leaked into...
Due to the excessive amount of rainfall during Hurricane Irma - combined with residential and commercial uses - the City's sewage system is working overtime and having problems processing waste water. Compounding the capacity issue, a number of lift stations...
UPDATE: According to a recently posted Lake Alert, the City estimates that roughly 15,000 gallons of waste were discharge into Lake Formosa from this incident, that was caused by a pump failure in the lift station. Cleanup of the...
UPDATE 8/30: Lake Alert Issued for Clear Lake lifted BUT CITY OF ORLANDO - Lake Alert Remains in Effect for Barker Park Canal (adjacent to Clear Lake). For the third time in two years, a Lake Alert has been issued for...
UPDATE: Lake Alert Issued for Clear Lake LIFTED, August 4, 2017 The City of Orlando Streets and Stormwater Division has issued an alert for Clear Lake due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts, a nearby sanitary sewer overflow. "Out of an...
  "Hey Bungalower, did you see all the trash in Lake Eola after Earth Day? It's disgusting. What can we do about it?" - Bungalower reader The above message was sent to us via Facebook, in regards to litter that was...
UPDATE: April 27, 2016  - LAKE ALERT ISSUED FOR LAKE LAWNE - LIFTED A Lake Alert has been issued for Lawne Lake . A blockage in a sanitary line has resulted in approximately 800 gallons of sanitary waste being discharged into...
The following question was posed on the Orlando Reddit thread, HERE, which was then forwarded to Bungalower to investigate, earlier today. "What were they doing in Lake Killarney today? Saw this leaving MCO today" - Sled14 We reached out to our...
UPDATE: February 3, 2017 - Lake Alert for Lake Dot - LIFTED   Due to a blockage in a sanitary line near the intersection of West Robinson Street and Beggs Avenue, approximately 200 gallons of sanitary waste has made its way...
UPDATE: As of February 1, 2017, the Lake Alert for Lake Wade has been LIFTED. Based upon the most recent water samples taken on January 30, 2017, the bacteria counts in Lake Wade have dropped to acceptable State Water Quality...
UPDATE: March 6, 2017 - Lake Alert for Lake Arnold has been LIFTED UPDATE: Febrary 1, 2017 - Lake Alert remains in effect for Lake Arnold UPDATE: January 26, 2017 - Lake Alert Remains in effect for Lake Arnold The City of Orlando...