MDEQ Lifts Beach Advisory in Biloxi
No Advisories in Effect

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Thursday for Station 12B (Biloxi East Central Beach). Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels. There are no advisories currently in effect across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The advisory is lifted for:

  • Station 12B — Biloxi East Central Beach — the extent is from St. Peter St. east to Dukate St.

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: http://opcgis.deq.state.ms.us/beaches.

To receive beach advisories directly, fill out a contact form at http://opcgis.deq.state.ms.us/beaches/contact.html for inclusion in a public group email list, text “MDEQbeach” to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.

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