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Advisory Rescinded for Bayou Texar; Advisories Remain in Effect for Bayous Grande and Chico

By FDOH-Escambia

August 14, 2018

Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County 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 

Health advisories remain in effect for the following locations:

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

The department 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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