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Health Advisory Update for Inland Waters

By Florida Department of Health in Escambia County Public Information Officer

September 07, 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:

Quietwater Beach

Follow-up sampling of the affected area indicates an adequate reduction in bacteria levels.

Health advisories remain in effect for the following locations:

Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park

Bayou Grande at Navy Point Park

Bayou Texar at Bayview Park

Big Lagoon State Park

Davenport Bayou

Sanders Beach

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


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