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Mississippi Sound safe for swimming again

MDEQ lifts water contact advisory for East Courthouse Road Beach in Gulfport. (Photo Source: WLOX) MDEQ lifts water contact advisory for East Courthouse Road Beach in Gulfport. (Photo Source: WLOX)
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -

All of the Mississippi Sound is safe for swimming again. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality lifted the water contact advisory Wednesday afternoon for East Courthouse Road Beach from Courthouse Road east to Tegarden Road. 

MDEQ stated water samples from this area show that bacteria levels are safe for human contact again. There are now no beach water contact advisories along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  

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