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RESCIND Health Alert Bayou Texar CONTINUE Alert For Bayous Chico, Grande

By FDOH Escambia

June 02, 2015

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

Bayou Texar at Bayview Park

A Health alert remains in effect for the following beaches:

Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park

Bayou Grande, Navy Point - North of Sunset Avenue Bridge

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

We will continue to monitor the water quality in this 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.