MDEQ Lifts Two Beach Advisories in Harrison County Two Other Advisories in Effect

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted water contact advisories Wednesday for Stations 5 and 10. Two other advisories remain in effect.

Advisories are lifted for:

  • Station 5 — Pass Christian West Beach — from Fort Henry Ave. east to Elliot St.
  • Station 10 — Gulfport Central Beach — from Alfonso Dr. east to Arkansas Ave.

Advisories remain in effect for:

  • Station 1 — Lakeshore Beach — near Lakeshore Drive in Bay St. Louis — from the Silver Slipper Casino east to Pointset Ave.
  • Station 15 — Shearwater Beach (Ocean Springs) — from Weeks Bayou east to Ashley Pl.

When water samples show that levels are safe for human contact, the advisories will be lifted. 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 at:

To receive beach advisories directly, send an email to for inclusion in a public group email list, text “MDEQbeach” to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.

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