These sites are located throughout the central part of Cape Coral. The freshwater designation indicates the canal does not have access to the Gulf of Mexico. The water quality is excellent and provides great freshwater fishing in many areas. Most freshwater canals are linked to small lakes providing a destination using a small boat or jet ski. Canal widths are usually 80 feet wide with a few larger canals scattered throughout the network. Utilities will vary due to location with city water and sewer available in the areas south of Pine Island Road.