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Health Advisory Issued for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park

By FDOH-Escambia Public Information Officer

July 24, 2018

Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is issuing a health advisory for the following location in Escambia County, Florida:

  • Bayou Texar at Bayview Park

The bacteriological sampling occurred during water quality monitoring activities, and the level of bacteria has exceeded the level established by state guidelines. FDOH-Escambia advises against any water-related activities at the above location due to the potential for high bacteria levels.

We will continue to monitor the water quality in the area and advise the public of our results. For more information, contact FDOH-Escambia’s Environmental Health office at 850-595-6700 or visit www.EscambiaHealth.com.

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