Sea Rim State Park Middle beach advisory issued

Published 12:45 pm Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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A revised beach advisory has been issued for the beaches at McFaddin NWR #4 and #5 and for Sea Rim State Park Middle beach.

According to County Judge Jeff Branick’s office, water samples collected at locations on May 28 were found to have elevated levels of the Enterococcus bacteria.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers anything more than 104 colonies to be unsafe.

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“Lamar University continues to test and monitor this water and based upon their results, further advisories will be issued as necessary,” a release from the county stated.