MDEQ raises water contact advisory for Coast beach
by MBJ Staff
Published: March 3,2014
Tags: beach, environment, fishing, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Ocean Springs, outdoors, pollution, public health, public safety, St. Andrews Beach, swimming, water contact advisory, water pollution
OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, has lifted a water contact advisory that was issued February 20 for a beach monitoring station in Ocean Springs.
The advisory has been raised for Station 17-St. Andrews Beach.
Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels.
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