MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted water contact advisories Wednesday for sampling station 5 (Pass Christian West Beach) and sampling station 10 (Gulfport Central Beach). There are currently no advisories in effect across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The advisories are lifted for:

►Station 5 — Pass Christian West Beach — the extent is from Fort Henry Ave. east to Elliot St.

►Station 10 — Gulfport Central Beach — one quarter mile east of Oak Ave. — the extent is from Alfonso Dr. east to Arkansas Ave.

More information about the Mississippi Beach Monitoring Program and the status of beach advisories 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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