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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 10, 2012

DHEC lifts swimming advisory

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The swimming advisory issued yesterday for a section of North Myrtle Beach has been lifted, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today.

Water samples indicate bacteria amounts in the ocean at 16th Avenue North in North Myrtle 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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