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Water Quality test updates for Lassing Park and Northshore Beach

St. Petersburg, Fla.  (September 1, 2017) – With the Labor Day Holiday Weekend upon us, there’s good news for boaters, swimmers and those who just want to stay cool along the water.  After re-sampling Thursday, users of near-coastal recreational waters in the city should note an improvement in water quality.

Listed below are the results and Water Quality Category according to the Healthy Beaches Program for Lassing Park and Northshore Beach from the August 31st sampling event.

Lassing Park                                     28  B       Good

Northshore Beach                               4  U       Good


Further information about the testing and potential dangers from increased Enterococci levels can be found at


Have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.  And – as a reminder -- with Hurricane Irma “out there…” now is a good time to check your hurricane preparations and review important information

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