STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
PHIL BRYANT, GOVERNOR

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


MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Stations 4, 5, and 10



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 22, 2017
Contact: Robbie Wilbur
601/961-5277
MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Stations 4, 5, and 10
No Advisories Across the Coast

(JACKSON, Miss.)
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted water contact advisories Wednesday for sampling stations 4, 5, and 10. There are no advisories currently in effect across the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Advisories are lifted for:

►Station 4 -- Bay St. Louis Beach -- near St. Charles St. -- from the Box Culvert east to Ballantine St.

►Station 5 -- Pass Christian West Beach -- from Fort Henry Ave. east to Elliot St.

►Station 10 -- Gulfport Central Beach -- from Alfonso Dr. east to Arkansas Ave.

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