Cape Coral still in a drought

Cape Coral still in a drought.
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A Cape Coral boat once marooned is back in the water as heavy rainfall helps replenish canal levels.
The canals in Cape Coral are being replenished with a helpful dose of rain and water being fed from Charlotte County.
In as little as two weeks, Ron Brandich’s boat on the corner of Nelson Road has gone from rock bottom to seaworthy.
"It was very sad.
You make an investment for a boat and you want to have fun but you can’t do a darn thing," said Brandich.
As fewer people rely on irrigation systems, Cape Coral saves millions of gallons of water a day otherwise pulled from the canals.
"Now we got water, it rained, life is good," said Brandich.
That doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods quite yet.
"You dream about retirement, you dream about going on your boat and you can’t and now you can.

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