MDEQ Lifts Beach Advisory in Ocean Springs
No Advisories in Effect

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Wednesday for Station 14 (Front Beach) in Ocean Springs. Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels. There are currently no advisories in effect across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The advisory is lifted for:

Station 14 — Front Beach (Ocean Springs) — from the Yacht Club east to Jackson Ave.

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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