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Water Quality Improves at North Shore Beach

St. Petersburg, Fla.  (September 28, 2018) -- After seeing increased enterococci levels at North Shore Beach in the city of St. Petersburg earlier this week, subsequent tests have shown improvement.

Listed below is the Water Quality Category according to the Healthy Beaches Program for North Sshore Beach from the September 27th sampling event.

  • North Shore Beach    8        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 coastal waterways with advisory signage reflecting that the beaches are open.

The latest results may be accessed on a user-friendly interactive map here: .

All of these samples are taken and testing is being done in accordance with the water testing protocols outlined in the City’s Water Quality Report Card .  Watch for important updates as well as continued outreach and education on the Recreational Water Quality Page.

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