Florida Bears the Most Polluted Lakes in the U.S. For Swimming
The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), a nonprofit organization, recently released its "Clean Water Act at 50" study.
According to the EIP, there are 873,340 acres in Florida lakes with low oxygen levels, high fecal matter, or harmful bacteria
Florida ranks second in the country for the number of lakes not suitable for human use, with 935,808 acres
According to the EIP, the Everglades and Lake Okeechobee pose the greatest threat to Florida.