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August 4, 2018

DHEC Lifts Temporary Swim Advisory

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A section of beach along South Carolina's coast is no longer under a swim advisory, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today.

The previously affected area was:

  • 17th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach

Bacteria levels no longer exceed water quality standards. Please visit for more information or to view recent water sampling results along the coast.


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