MDEQ Lifts Beach Advisory in Pascagoula

No Advisories Across the Coast

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Friday for Station 20 (Pascagoula Beach East). Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels. There are no beach advisories in effect across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The advisory is lifted for:

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

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