Thursday, August 26, 2010

Fecal Matters: Swimming Advisory Lifted From Purdy Spit County Park

BEACH Program Update

Tacoma - Pierce County Health Department has lifted the swimming advisory from Purdy Spit County Park. Last week marine water sampling showed elevated levels of enterococcus, a type of fecal bacteria. Additional monitoring has shown the level of bacteria is now at safe levels.

Visit the BEACH web site to find the latest results for this and other saltwater beaches:

Purdy Spit is now open to water contact. Visit the BEACH Map to see the status of other beaches.

Jessica Bennett is the BEACH Program Data Manager. She is available at 360-407-6159 or for questions.

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