(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted the closure Friday for Station 4 (Bay St. Louis Beach) in Hancock County. Stations 1, 2, and 3 were opened Thursday, October 12.

The closure is lifted for:

•Station 4 — Bay St. Louis Beach — from the Box Culvert to Ballantine St.

The remaining closures issued October 9 remain in effect as hurricane debris is removed, and MDEQ’s water sampling and analysis can resume.

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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