STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
PHIL BRYANT, GOVERNOR

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2017
Contact: Robbie Wilbur
601/961-5277



MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Three Stations
No Stations Under an Advisory

(JACKSON, Miss.) The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted water contact advisories Friday for beach sampling stations 7A, 8, and 15. There are currently no stations across the Mississippi Gulf Coast under an advisory.

Advisories are lifted for:


►Station 7A -- Long Beach -- near Trautman Ave. -- from Oak Gardens Ave. east to Girard Ave.

►Station 8 -- Gulfport West Beach -- from Maria Ave. east to Camp Ave.

►Station 15 -- Shearwater Beach (Ocean Springs) -- from Weeks Bayou east to Ashley Place.

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 rwilbur@mdeq.ms.gov for inclusion in a public group email list, text "MDEQbeach" to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.
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Media Contact:

Robbie Wilbur
Communications Director
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Post Office Box 2261

Jackson, Mississippi 39225
rwilbur@mdeq.ms.gov
601-961-5277 (o)
601-421-5699 (c)
@MDEQ