MDEQ Lifts Beach Advisory in Waveland

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 3 in Waveland. 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 3 — Waveland Beach — near Vacation Lane — the extent is from Oak Blvd. to Favre St.


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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