Health Advisory Rescinded for Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park & Bayou Grande at Navy Point
May 16, 2017
Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is rescinding the health advisory for the following beaches in Escambia County, Florida:
Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park
Bayou Grande at 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.
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