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Water Quality Health Advisory Continues for Bayou Grande; Advisories Rescinded for Bayou Chico, Sanders Beach

By FDOH-Escambia

October 18, 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 locations in Escambia County, Florida:

• Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park
• Sanders Beach

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

A health advisory remains in effect for the following location:

• Bayou Grande – Navy Point North of the 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
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