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Health Advisory Rescinded for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park and Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park

By FDOH Escambia

July 26, 2017

Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is rescinding the health advisories for the following beaches in Escambia County, Florida:

  • Bayou Texar at Bayview Park
  • Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park

Follow-up sampling of the affected area indicates an adequate reduction in bacteria levels. Health advisories remain in effect for the following beaches:

  • Sanders Beach
  • Bayou Grande, Navy Point - North of Sunset Avenue Bridge

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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