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Grayton Beach

By Crystal Steele

October 31, 2015

                     
October 30, 2015

WALTON COUNTY WEEKLY BEACH SAMPLING RESULTS
~Resampling Results for Grayton Beach~

Contact:
Crystal Steele
Crystal.Steele@flhealth.gov
850-892-8021 Ext. 1139

Walton County – Effective immediately, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County has lifted the October 28, 2015 health advisory for the Grayton Beach Access.  The water quality in this area has improved considerably due to the reduction in bacteria levels.

Site

Name

Enterococci

Water Quality

SP-5

Grayton Beach

44

Moderate

Water quality classifications are based upon United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) recommended criteria and Florida Healthy Beaches Program Categories:

Good = 0 - 35 Enterococci per 100 ml of marine

Moderate = 36 - 104 Enterococci per 100 ml of marine water

Poor = greater than 105 Enterococci per 100 ml of marine water

If you should have any questions, please contact DOH-Walton at (850) 892-8021 or visit the Florida Department of Health’s Beach Water Quality website www.floridahealth.gov/healthy-environments/beach-water-quality/index.html.

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