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The Wentworth Estates Community Development District and Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) have begun a test program in Treviso Bay to evaluate the use of non-chemical methods to treat harmful algal blooms by buoy technology.  The District applauds the University for these forward thinking programs.  This program is anticipated to last a year and you will see the University teams monitoring the bouys over this time. 

The Everglades Wetland Research Park, part of FGCU's Water School and located on the Naples Botanical Garden's campus, secured a major water quality improvement grant from Florida's Department of Environmental Protection in early 2020 to investigate the use of a novel, non-chemical techinique to remove algal blooms from lakes, rivers, and coastal waters.

The field study of this project over January - December 2021 is being conducted in 7 of the 42 lakes at Treviso Bay Naples to evaluate if this ecotechnology will be effective in south Florida conditions to clean up algal blooms without using poisonous chemicals.  Each of 9 "sonic buoys" that were just deployed in the 7 lakes at treviso Bay can treat up to 49 acres each with "silent sonic waves" rather than chemicals.  We made significant progress in the first two weeks of January 2021 in implementing this one-year water monitoring project.  Our team of 8 to 10 staff and students were able to construct, from scratch, 9 sonic buoys at two constructions sites within Treviso Bay during the first week of January.


Treviso Bay is the residential golf community that is served by the Wentworth Estate Community Development District located in Collier County, Florida, located in South Naples approximately 30 minutes from the Southwest Florida International Airport. A short drive will take you to prestigious 5th Avenue area, pristine sandy beaches, exclusive shopping, luxurious dining, or one of Naples other well known fashionable entertainment experiences.

Treviso Bay is being developed by Lennar Homes, LLC, and is a gated community offering an extraordinary lifestyle that includes the best in golf, tennis, fitness and social activities. The 18-hole TPC/PGA designed championship golf course, complete with driving range, practice pitch and putting greens offers hand mowed greens. It’s wide and rolling fairways set amongst acres of natural preserves and crystal blue lakes, make this course nothing shy of spectacular. 

For tennis enthusiasts, Treviso Bay will offer lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a tennis pro-shop and an on-site tennis professional. Everything needed to have fun and improve anyone's tennis skills. If relaxation is what you’re looking for, then maybe an afternoon of tennis or golf followed by a soothing massage or a swim in the resort-style heated swimming pool might be of interest. A place to bring family and friends together, Treviso Bay’s first-class clubhouse features beautiful courseside casual and fine dining restaurants, relaxation lounges with saunas, a billiard room, a large card room, state-of-the-art fitness facility and a salon and massage room to complete the resort style amenities. Treviso Bay is a prime location, exceptional amenities, and a wide array of neighborhoods and floor plans.

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