(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted the closure Saturday for Station 9 (Gulfport Harbor Beach). All other closures have been lifted except for Stations 10 (Gulfport Central Beach) and 15 (Shearwater Beach in Ocean Springs).

The closure is lifted for:

•Station 9 — Gulfport Harbor Beach — from 20th Ave. to Thornton Ave.

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, send an email to rwilbur@mdeq.ms.gov for inclusion in a public group email list, text “MDEQbeach” to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.

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