| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2015
Contact: Robbie Wilbur
MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory
No Advisories in Effect Across the Coast
(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory for a station in Gulfport on Friday. Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels.
The advisory has been lifted for the following station:
►Station 8 – Gulfport West Beach – from Maria Avenue to Camp Avenue.
There are no advisories currently in effect across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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.
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