MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisories for Three Stations

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


●Station 10B – East Courthouse Road Beach – from Courthouse Road east to Tegarden Road.

●Station 11A – Edgewater Beach – from Debuys Road to Edgewater.

●Station 12A – Biloxi West Central Beach – from Travia Avenue to Iberville Drive.


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.

More information on the Mississippi Beach Monitoring Program 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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