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Advisory for Picnic Island Beach Lifted

By Kevin Watler, Public Information Officer

August 01, 2019

Tampa, Fla. – The advisory that was issued for Picnic Island Beach has been lifted. Follow-up testing was satisfactory, based on the marine water bacterial indicator results.

The initial sampling was performed July 24, and follow-up sampling was performed on July 31.

Please visit the Florida Department of Health's Beach Water Quality website to review the beach water sampling results for reporting counties, click on a county name.

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