No Swim Advisories Lifted At 4 PBC Beaches

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An update from the Palm Beach County Health Dept, issued around 6 p.m. Friday:

Palm Beach County, FL—Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County has CANCELED a HEALTH ADVISORY for Jupiter Beach Park, Riviera Beach, Phil Foster Park and Palm Beach after recent sampling showed bacterial levels in the water to be less than 10 colonies per 100 milliliters of marine water putting these four beaches in the GOOD range.


Earlier Story:

Just ahead of the first weekend of summer for local families with kids, several beaches have warnings posted about poor water conditions.  

Samples from the waters off Jupiter Beach, Riviera Beach and Phil Foster Park on Singer Island, as well as Palm Beach showed high levels of a dangerous bacteria that could make swimmers sick.  

It should be noted that the water off Jupiter Beach Park is where the high levels of bacteria were found, while water off Dubois Park and Carlin Park tested in the good range.  

The beaches are open, but you'll notice the warnings posted by the Department of Health in Palm Beach County.  If you decide to get into the water, health officials urge you to rinse off immediately.

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