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Health Advisory Rescinded for Bayou Texar, Sanders Beach Advisory Continued for Bayou Chico, Bayou Grande

By FDOH-Escambia

July 10, 2018

Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is rescinding the health advisory for the following location in Escambia County, Florida due to an adequate reduction in bacteria levels:

  • Bayou Texar at Bayview Park
  • Sanders Beach

A health advisory remains in effect for the following location:

  • Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park
  • Bayou Grande at Navy Point, North of Sunset Avenue Bridge


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


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