Poor water ratings due to recent flooding, health department states

Water quality
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Published: Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10:39 AM.

Due to recent rainfall and flooding in our area, the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County has issued poor advisory ratings for all sites in the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program.

The advisories, issued out of caution, will remain until further notice. These areas present potential health risks to the bathing public.

Lincoln Park, Valparaiso; Poquito Park, Shalimar; Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, Niceville; Liza Jackson and Garniers Parks, Fort Walton Beach; Gulf Islands National Seashore, East Pass, Emerald Promenade, Marler Park and Wayside Park, all on Okaloosa Island; Clement E. Taylor Park, Henderson Beach, and James Lee Park, all in Destin.

Call 689-7859 or 833-9247 for more information.

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