Martin County Water Conditions

Martin County is fully engaged in communicating with all agencies in response to local water conditions and the protection of human health. This includes providing public information, establishing signage at waterways advising to avoid contact with the water, keeping people out of the water when blue-green algae is present, and monitoring any reports of illness.


How to Report an Algae Bloom 

Martin County reminds residents they should avoid any contact with algae blooms and stay out of waters where it is present. Please report algae blooms to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) at (855) 305-3903 or online at HERE.

How to Report Suspected Algae-Related Illness

The public is to report any suspected algae-related illness to Department of Health Martin County at (772) 221-4000 and Poison Control at (800) 222-1222. Citizens are advised that if they have illness or health effects due to exposure to the algae to see their physician and report it to the Department of Health Martin County.

Impacts on Fish and Wildife

Fish kills or other wildlife impacted by poor water quality should be reported to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) at (800) 636-0511 or HERE.

More Information

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Information on Water Quality