Wednesday, April 17

Water quality advisories lifted for 7 beaches in Palm Beach County

The Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County lifted water quality advisories at seven beaches a day after they were issued by the agency.

The advisories were lifted at the following beaches:

Carlin Park in Jupiter Riviera Beach in Riviera Beach Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach Lake Worth Kreusler in Lake Worth Ocean Inlet Park in Ocean Ridge Sandoway-Delray Beach in Delray Beach Spanish River in Boca Raton

Health officials said tests completed on Wednesday indicated that the water quality at all of these beaches showed an acceptable level of enterococcus bacteria.

The Florida Department of Health said all beaches are now satisfactory.

Poor water ratings at beaches are typically associated with wildlife, heavy recreational usage, high surf from high winds and high tides or runoff following heavy rains, according to the Florida Department of Health.

Test results are available at FloridaHealth.gov/HealthyBeaches.

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