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Don Pedro Island Beach Advisory Lifted

By Jennifer S. Sexton

August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018


Health Officials report improved water quality for Don Pedro Island

Jennifer S. Sexton
941-624-7200 ext. 7279

Port Charlotte, Fla. — A beach advisory that has been in place at Don Pedro Island since Thursday, August 23 has been lifted today. Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County officials received testing results that contained no detectable enterococcus bacteria.


The beach advisory signage related to bacteria levels at Don Pedro Island have been removed.


The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County monitors water quality regularly at 10 sites along the coastline. The intent of this program is to provide county residents and visitors with accurate, up-to-date information on the water quality at our beaches. Click here for beach water testing results.


When making beach day plans, be sure to check the latest reports on beach conditions by calling 941-BEACHES (941-232-2437), or by visiting

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