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Water Quality Health Advisory Issued at Sanders Beach

By FDOH-Escambia

January 23, 2019

Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County is issuing a health advisory at the following locations in Escambia County, Florida:

  • Sanders Beach

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

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 the Florida Healthy Beaches website.

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