FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2016
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has lifted the swimming advisory issued yesterday for a portion of the Grand Strand, the agency announced today.
The affected areas included 200 feet above and below the following:
"Bacteria levels have returned to normal," said Sean Torrens of DHEC's Pee Dee Environmental Quality Control office in Myrtle Beach. "Normal activity can resume in this area."
For more information about beach water quality in the Myrtle Beach area, call DHEC's Pee Dee EQC office in Myrtle Beach at (843)238-4378 or visit http://gis.dhec.sc.gov/beachaccess/ to view recent water sampling results along the coast.
DHEC Media Relations