| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
July 29, 2017
Contact: Robbie Wilbur
MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station in Long Beach
All Stations Open
(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Saturday for sampling station 7A in Long Beach. There are currently no advisories in effect across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The advisory is lifted for:
►Station 7A -- Long Beach -- near Trautman Ave. -- from Oak Gardens Ave. east to Girard Ave.
Swimmers are reminded that the Beach Task Force has a standing recommendation that swimming not occur during or within 24 hours of a significant rainfall event.
More information about the Mississippi Beach Monitoring Program and the status of beach advisories is available at: http://opcgis.deq.state.ms.us/beaches.
To receive beach advisories directly, send an email to email@example.com for inclusion in a public group email list, text "MDEQbeach" to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.
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Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Post Office Box 2261
Jackson, Mississippi 39225