A department of coast in North Myrtle coast has been placed under a swimming advisory, the Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) reports.
“The ambit influenced is at third Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach,” said Sean Torrens of DHEC’s Pee Dee Environmental Affairs office in Myrtle Beach.
“High pathogenic bacteria levels have been detected in this department of beach, & swimming isn’t advised until pathogenic bacteria levels return to normal.”According to Torrens, it is safe to wade, gather shells & fish within the swimming advisory area.
“To guard against the possibility of swallowing the water, it’s best to save your head up & through the water,” Torrens said.
“People by open cuts or other wounds ought also avoid contact by the water.”Please visit DHEC’s website to view recent water sampling results along the coast.
As it stated in MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – High levels of fecal pathogenic bacteria have forced health officials to issue swimming advisories for the North Shore ambit of Miami Beach.
The Florida Department of Health issued the advisory for the 73rd Street coast off Collins Avenue after samples showed high levels of enterococci pathogenic bacteria.
Two water samples exceeded the federal standards for enterocooci.
“Samples of coast water gathered at North Shore in Miami coast the most southern portion of Miami coast did not meet the recreational water quality standard for enterococci,” the Miami-Dade County office of the Department of Health said in its advisory.
Exposure to fecal pathogenic bacteria, that can come from wildlife or human sewage, can lead to illness or infection.
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New pathogenic bacteria warnings for several NH swimming areas Should save your eyes closed under water
Aug 11, 2017 1:45 PMNH1.comBe careful before you dive headfirst into any body of water in New Hampshire; you perhaps be swimming straight into fecal pathogenic bacteria or cyano pathogenic bacteria.
Beach Advisories:Hood Park coast in Derry has had continuously high levels of fecal pathogenic bacteria since June 16.
Nottingham Town coast — Pawtuckaway received an advisory after cyano pathogenic bacteria & fecal pathogenic bacteria were both found in the water.
Silver Lake State Park coast in Hollis was found to contain fecal pathogenic bacteria during a sample on Thursday.
Weirs coast in Laconia also had fecal pathogenic bacteria during a test run on Friday.
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