MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories in Harrison County

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, has lifted two water contact advisories issued June 1 for the following beach monitoring stations:


●Station 10B — East Courthouse — from Courthouse Road east to Teagarden.


●Station 11A – Edgewater — from Debuys Road to Edgewater Avenue.


Water samples at these stations show the areas have attained acceptable bacteria levels.  The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, which performs water sampling of the Mississippi Gulf Coast beaches for MDEQ, notifies the agency when an area returns to acceptable levels and safe conditions.


All sections of beach are open.


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