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.