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Advisory for 3 Tampa area beaches lifted
Advisory for 3 Tampa area beaches lifted

Tampa, FL -- The health advisory that was issued on Sept. 9 for Picnic Island Beach, Bahia Beach and Davis Island Beach was lifted on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

According to the Hillsborough County Health Department, follow-up testing came back with satisfactory levels based on marine water bacterial indicator results as recommended by the EPA.

Initial sampling performed on Sept. 6 showed high levels of enterococci bacteria which caused a potential health risk to the public.

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