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Advisory Bayou Grande

By FDOH Escambia

June 14, 2017

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 beach in Escambia County, Florida:


Bayou Grande at Navy Point


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.


A health advisory remains in effect for the following beaches:


Bayou Texar at Bayview Park
Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park
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 www.EscambiaHealth.com.


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