Phil Foster Park Under No-Swim Advisory For Bacteria In The Water


A health advisory has been issued for the waters off Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach.

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County says recent sampling showed bacteria levels in the poor range.

Causes of the elevated level of potentially dangerous bacteria are unknown, but heavy rains and high surf can contribute. The surf has been rough off Palm Beach County beaches this week.

More samples will be taken and tested before the advisory is lifte

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