MDEQ Lifts Beach Advisory for Station 12B in Biloxi

Advisory Remains in Effect for Station 20

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Wednesday for Station 12B (Biloxi East Central Beach). An advisory remains in effect for Station 20 (Pascagoula Beach East).

The advisory is lifted for:

► Station 12B —  Biloxi East Central Beach — from St. Peter St. east to Dukate St.

Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels.

Advisory in effect for:

► Station 20 — Pascagoula Beach East – from Westwood to Grand Oaks Dr.

When water samples show that levels are safe for human contact, the advisory 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:

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