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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 12, 2012

DHEC lifts swimming advisories along coast

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Three swimming advisories issued earlier this week for sections of South Carolina’s coast have been lifted, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today.

Water samples indicate bacteria amounts at 3rd and 17th avenues in North Myrtle Beach and Yacht Club Road in Edisto Beach have returned to acceptable levels.

For more information about beach water quality, see DHEC’s web page at: http://www.scdhec.gov/beach.

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For media inquiries:
Adam Myrick – (803) 898-3884
Email – myrickar@dhec.sc.gov
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