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DHEC Lifts Temporary Swimming Advisory for Myrtle Beach State Park in Horry County

June 13, 2019

A section of beach along South Carolina's coast is no longer under a swim advisory, the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported today.

The affected area was Myrtle Beach State Park in Horry County.

Bacteria levels have returned to normal.

DHEC routinely collects water samples at more than 120 locations along South Carolina's beaches to monitor bacteria levels. Please visit for more information and to view recent water sampling results along the coast.

For more information, call your local DHEC office:

•    Myrtle Beach 843-238-4378
•    Charleston 843-953-0150
•    Beaufort 843-846-1030


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