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Healthy Beach Report update 08-18-16

By Crystal Steele

August 18, 2016

                      August 18, 2016

WALTON COUNTY WEEKLY BEACH SAMPLING RESULTS
~Updated Report For Grayton Beach Site~

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

Walton County – The Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) was notified late Wednesday that the lab that processes our beach samples made an error in reporting our water sample result for the Grayton Beach location.  We immediately resampled this location once we were notified of the discrepancy.  Please be advised that the corrected water sample report for the Grayton Beach location is: 

Site

Name

Enterococci

Water Quality

SP-5

Grayton Beach

8

Good

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 CFU per 100 ml of marine

Moderate = 36 - 70 Enterococci CFU per 100 ml of marine water

Poor = 71 or greater Enterococci CFU 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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