Advisory for McFaddin and Sea Rim beaches is withdrawn, county says

Published 8:37 am Friday, May 31, 2024

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County Judge Jeff Branick’s office announced Friday morning that the beach advisory previously issued Wednesday for McFaddin and Sea Rim beaches is withdrawn.

That advisory was issued after water samples collected 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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At present the levels are considered safe, county leaders said.

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