Mississippi Beach
Monitoring Program

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Frequently Asked Questions (download as Word document)

What does it mean when an advisory is posted for a beach? Is the water safe for swimming?

Does the program monitor for Vibrio or "flesh eating" bacteria?

How Can You Prevent Vibrio Infection?

Can I still use the beaches that are under advisory?

How long does an advisory last?

Where does this contamination come from?

What is the difference between an advisory and a closure at a beach?

What is the health risks associated with water contact at a section of beach under advisory/closure? Can I reduce my health risk?

How can I find out about advisories?

HISTORICAL DATA*

HISTORICAL CLOSURES/ADVISORIES

BEACH (Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health) ACT

"Before You Go to the Beach" - EPA Brochure on beach precautions

Hancock County Seawall & Sand Beach Dept

Harrison County Sandbeach Rules

Jackson County Beaches, Boat Ramps and Piers

Partnering agencies:

*Provisional Data Statement

Data are provisional and subject to revision until they have been thoroughly reviewed and received final approval.Subsequent review based on field inspections and measurements may result in significant revisions to the data.Data users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of the information before using it for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences.







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Mississippi Beach
Monitoring Program

 

MORE INFORMATION


Frequently Asked Questions (download as Word document)

What does it mean when an advisory is posted for a beach? Is the water safe for swimming?

Does the program monitor for Vibrio or "flesh eating" bacteria?

How Can You Prevent Vibrio Infection?

Can I still use the beaches that are under advisory?

How long does an advisory last?

Where does this contamination come from?

What is the difference between an advisory and a closure at a beach?

What is the health risks associated with water contact at a section of beach under advisory/closure? Can I reduce my health risk?

How can I find out about advisories?

HISTORICAL DATA*

HISTORICAL CLOSURES/ADVISORIES

BEACH (Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health) ACT

"Before You Go to the Beach" - EPA Brochure on beach precautions

Hancock County Seawall & Sand Beach Dept

Harrison County Sandbeach Rules

Jackson County Beaches, Boat Ramps and Piers

Partnering agencies:

*Provisional Data Statement

Data are provisional and subject to revision until they have been thoroughly reviewed and received final approval.Subsequent review based on field inspections and measurements may result in significant revisions to the data.Data users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of the information before using it for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences.







MORE INFORMATION


Frequently Asked Questions (download as Word document)

What does it mean when an advisory is posted for a beach? Is the water safe for swimming?

Does the program monitor for Vibrio or "flesh eating" bacteria?

How Can You Prevent Vibrio Infection?

Can I still use the beaches that are under advisory?

How long does an advisory last?

Where does this contamination come from?

What is the difference between an advisory and a closure at a beach?

What is the health risks associated with water contact at a section of beach under advisory/closure? Can I reduce my health risk?

How can I find out about advisories?

HISTORICAL DATA*

HISTORICAL CLOSURES/ADVISORIES

BEACH (Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health) ACT

"Before You Go to the Beach" - EPA Brochure on beach precautions

Hancock County Seawall & Sand Beach Dept

Harrison County Sandbeach Rules

Jackson County Beaches, Boat Ramps and Piers

Partnering agencies:

*Provisional Data Statement

Data are provisional and subject to revision until they have been thoroughly reviewed and received final approval.Subsequent review based on field inspections and measurements may result in significant revisions to the data.Data users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of the information before using it for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences.