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Weekly Recreational Water Quality results updated

St. Petersburg, Fla.  (October 25, 2018) –Continued sampling and testing of Recreational Waters in and around the Sunshine City is a service to residents and visitors year ‘round.    

The latest weekly Recreational Water sampling and testing has been completed by the City of St. Petersburg Environmental Compliance Division on the near-shore waters along Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

Listed below are the results and Water Quality Category according to the Healthy Beaches Program for Lassing Park and the Beaches from the October 24, 2018 sampling event.

  • Lassing Park    8 CFU/100 ml     Good
  • Maximo Beach     4 CFU/100 ml     Good
  • Northshore Beach    8 CFU/100 ml    Good
  • Treasure Island Beach    4 CFU/100 ml    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

For more information on the testing of recreational waters in St. Petersburg, including an interactive map featuring our expanded sampling sites, be sure to check  Click on the “Recreational Water Quality Map” box and use the drop down menu to discover all areas of increased testing in the city.


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