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Recreational Water Quality Update

St. Petersburg, Fla.  (September 14, 2017) -- Good news!  The water quality at all but one of the sampling sites around St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Municipal Beach have once again returned to "good" after testing Wednesday. St. Petersburg has an aggressive and detailed protocol for testing recreational waters WEEKLY, and repeating sampling and testing until "good" water quality evidence is obtained.

Listed below are the results and Water Quality Category according to the Healthy Beaches Program for the Beaches and Lassing Park from the September 13th sampling event.

Lassing Park

24 Good

Maximo Beach
24 Good

Treasure Island Beach
16 Good

Northshore Beach
160 Poor
(this site is being resampled today -- results will be posted Friday)

As a reminder, Florida Healthy Beaches Program Categories are:
Good = 0-35 Enterococci per 100 milliliters of marine water
Moderate = 36-70 Enterococci per 100 milliliters of marine water
Poor = 71 or greater Enterococci per 100 milliliters of marine water

Thanks for your patience and cooperation with this testing and notification process!

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