STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
PHIL BRYANT, GOVERNOR

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
GARY C. RIKARD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 23, 2015
Contact: Robbie Wilbur
601/961-5277



MDEQ Lifts Beach Closure in Biloxi

(JACKSON, Miss.) -- The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a beach closure Friday that was issued for a segment of beach in Biloxi on October 15.

The closure was issued for a segment of beach from Miramar Avenue to St. George Avenue.

MDEQ’s monitoring of the water indicates conditions are safe for water contact.

To receive beach advisories directly, send an email to rwilbur@deq.state.ms.us for inclusion in a public group email list, text "MDEQbeach" to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.

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