Mississippi Sound safe for swimming again

Mississippi Sound safe for swimming again

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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