Water Quality Improves at St. Petersburg Beach
St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 18, 2018) -- After seeing increased enterococci levels at near-coastal waterways in the city of St. Petersburg earlier this week, subsequent tests have shown improvement.
Listed below is the result and Water Quality Category according to the Healthy Beaches Program from the May 17, 2018 sampling event.
- Northshore Beach 24 Good
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
Appropriate notification has been made along the waterway with advisory signage and to nearby water-related stakeholders through direct outreach.