MDEQ Lifts Beach Water Contact Advisory at Edgewater Beach

Three Other Advisories Remain in Effect

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a beach water contact advisory Thursday for Station 11A. Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels. Three other advisories remain in effect.
The advisory is lifted for:
  • Station 11A – Edgewater Beach – the extent is from Debuys Rd. east to Edgewater Ave.
Advisories remain in effect for:
  • Station 5 – Pass Christian West Beach – the extent is from Fort Henry Ave. east to Elliot St.
  • Station 7 – Pass Christian East Beach – the extent is from Espy Ave. east to Hayden Ave.
  • Station 8 – Gulfport West – the extent is from Marie Ave east to Camp Ave.
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 here.
To receive beach advisories directly, fill out a contact form for inclusion in a public group email list, text “MDEQbeach” to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.