Unsafe levels of fecal bacteria in Florida water have been making headlines all summer long. This is a nationwide problem, but according to Environment America and the Frontier Group, the Gulf Coast is particularly prone to unsanitary conditions.
Thanks to an original report from 10News WTSP, we have a list of the dirtiest beaches in the Tampa Bay area.
SARASOTA COUNTY: North Jetty Beach.
MANATEE COUNTY: Palma Sola South Beach.
PASCO COUNTY: Robert J. Strickland Beach.
HERNANDO COUNTY: Pine Island Beach.
PINELLAS COUNTY: Courtney Campbell Causeway
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY: Simmons Park and Bahia Beach.