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Old 05-19-2014, 11:54 PM
 
Location: 5 Miles to the Beach
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Dredging might be reason for Folly Beach crystal blue water, scientist says – The Post and Courier

'Brownish' waters of Folly Beach turn a mysterious light blue – The Post and Courier

The ocean water at one of our beaches has become extremely clear and blue. Usually it's pretty murky. Many think it's because of the renourishment going on but no one has come up with a solid answer.

Any thoughts of what it could be?
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Old 05-20-2014, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Something that was dredged up is likely acting as a flocculent. Exactly what could be found by analyzing the top layer of sediment.
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Old 05-23-2014, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Sierra Nevada Land, CA
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The ocean water at one of our beaches has become extremely clear and blue. Usually it's pretty murky. Many think it's because of the renourishment going on but no one has come up with a solid answer.

Any thoughts of what it could be?
Climate change!
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