Thursday, May 17, 2012

Fecal Matters: All Beaches Around Penn Cove in Island County are Open for Swimming!

BEACH Program Update

All recreational swimming beaches around Penn Cove in Island County including Long Point Beach, W. Penn Cove Beach, Monroe Landing, Coupeville (Waterfront) Beach, Coupeville Wharf and Coupeville Town Boat Launch are open for swimming! New reports indicated that the discharge from the derelict fishing vessel has stopped and the fuel sheen has dissipated.

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

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Julie Lowe is the BEACH Program Manager and can be reached at

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