The environmental health and appearance of Cape Coral’s canals are dependent on the quality of the water that drains from the landscape. Water Quality can be improved by implementing environmentally friendly landscaping and maintenance techniques. Nine basic principles are highlighted in the Florida-Friendly Landscaping section that, if implemented correctly, are designed to reduce the adverse impacts on water quality.
A City-wide Fertilizer Ordinance is in effect from June 1-September 30 to help protect Cape Coral's waterways. Residents need to understand that what they do in their yards impacts the appearance of the water around them and that we can protect stormwater by limiting nutrients at home.
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