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Pile burns underway at site of future water quality treatment park

By Staff | Sep 17, 2018

The city of Sanibel reported that vegetative debris piles at the site of the future Jordan Marsh Water Quality Treatment Park are being burned today, Sept. 17.

The Jordan Marsh Water Quality Treatment Park is being constructed in the vicinity of Periwinkle Way and Casa Ybel Road, on six acres of city-owned land known as the Jordan Marsh Preserve and 1.3 acres of land within the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation’s Bob Wigley Preserve.

Depending on the wind direction and strength, it may be possible to see or smell smoke.

Smoke sensitive individuals should keep their windows closed and avoid outdoor activities in the affected areas. Access to the site is strictly prohibited during the fire operation.

Once today’s burns are completed, no further burns are anticipated.

To be included on the city’s list of smoke sensitive individuals and receive notifications on future prescribed burns, contact Joel Caouette at 239-472-3700 or Joel.Caouette@mysanibel.com.