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Health Advisories for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park and Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park Health Advisory Recension for Bayou Grande at Navy Point

By FDOH Escambia

August 30, 2016

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

Bayou Texar at Bayview Park

Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park 

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

FDOH-Escambia is rescinding the health advisory for the following beach in Escambia County, Florida: 

Bayou Grande at 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