The contact 5 investigators conduct a first of its kind testing on toxic water on the Treasure Coast.
PHOTOS: Testing toxic water on the Treasure Coast
A GoPro captures a researcher taking a water sample in the Saint Lucie River.
Retta Rohm a research assistant at ORCA places water samples in a cooler to be sent to a lab in Tampa for testing.
Researchers pull sediment from the bottom of the Indian River Lagoon.
Research assistant Retta Rohm pulls sediment from the river bed for testing as NewsChannel 5's camera records video.
Boat captain Jerry is taking NewsChannel 5 and a team of researchers water testing.
Boat captain Jerry steering the crew to Taylor Creek.
Research assistant Retta Rohm is logging the water and sediment samples.
The Contact 5 investigators, a photographer from Scripps Treasure Coast and researchers from ORCA tour the Indian River Lagoon.
Water and sediment samples packed up to be sent to Tampa for testing.
Dr. Edie Widder explains the testing process in Fort Pierce.
A crab fisherman on the Saint Lucie river.
A researcher is showing a water sample.