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Bayou Chico Health Advisory

The Florida Department of Health has issued a health advisory for Bayou Chico, Aug. 23.

(from FDOH-Escambia)

Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is issuing a health advisory for the following location in Escambia County, Florida:

  • Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park

The bacteriological sampling occurred during water quality monitoring activities, and the level of bacteria has exceeded the level established by state guidelines. FDOH-Escambia advises against any water-related activities at the above location due to the potential for high bacteria levels.

A health advisory remains in effect for the following location:

  • Bayou Grande at Navy Point, North of Sunset Avenue Bridge

We will continue to monitor the water quality in the area and advise the public of our results. For more information, contact FDOH-Escambia’s Environmental Health office at 850-595-6700 or visit www.EscambiaHealth.com.

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