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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2017

DHEC lifts swimming advisory issued for portion of N. Myrtle Beach

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has lifted the swimming advisory issued yesterday for a portion of the Grand Strand, the agency announced today.

The affected areas were the following:

  • 59th Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach
  • 45th Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach
  • 30th Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach
  • 16th Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach
  • 7th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach
  • 9th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach
  • 17th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach
  • "Bacteria levels have returned to normal," said Sean Torrens of DHEC's Pee Dee Environmental Affairs office in Myrtle Beach."Normal activity can resume in this area."

    Please visit http://gis.dhec.sc.gov/beachaccess/ to view recent water sampling results along the coast.

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