Saving our waters

A volunteer uses a rake to clean the bottom of Three Sisters Springs Monday morning. Once the aquatic vegetation is cleared, it is put on a kayak to be removed from the water.

CRYSTAL RIVER — At one time you could see the white sand at the bottom of King’s Bay.

Through the years, lyngbya, a slimy, noxious weed that grows under the water, has overtaken the once-pristine, crystal waters, turning the bay murky and green.

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