MDEQ Issues Three Beach Advisories and Lifts One
Three Others in Effect
(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued three water contact advisories Thursday for Station 8 (Gulfport West Beach), Station 10B (East Courthouse Road Beach), and Station 12B (Biloxi East Central Beach). An advisory was lifted for Station 10 (Gulfport Central Beach). Three other stations remain under an advisory.
Advisories are issued for:
► Station 8 — Gulfport West Beach — the extent is from Maria Ave. east to Camp Ave.
► Station 10B — East Courthouse Road Beach (Gulfport) — from Courthouse Rd. east to Tegarden Rd.
► Station 12B — Biloxi East Central Beach — from St. Peter St. east to Dukate St.
Advisory is lifted for:
► Station 10 — Gulfport Central Beach — the extent is from Alfonso Dr. east to Arkansas Ave.
Advisories are in effect for:
► Station 11 — Gulfport East Beach — the extent is from Tegarden east to Anniston Ave.
► Station 12A — Biloxi West Central Beach — from Travia St. east to Iberville Dr.
► Station 14 — Front Beach (Ocean Springs) — from the Yacht Club east to Jackson Ave.
When water samples show that levels are safe for human contact, the advisories will be lifted. 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 location of beach sampling stations is available at:
To receive beach advisories directly, fill out a contact form at for inclusion in a public group email list, text “MDEQbeach” to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.
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