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Health Alert: Bayou Texar

By DOH-Escambia

January 15, 2014

PENSACOLA, FL – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (DOH-Escambia) is issuing a health alert for the following beach in Escambia County, Florida:

Bayou Texar at Bayview Park


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


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