High Levels of Fecal Bacteria on Pine Island Beach

by | Oct 5, 2019 | Press, Uncategorized, Water Testing

Originally published by FOX4 News on October 4, 2019

A new report was released about a popular beach spot on Pine Island contains high levels of fecal bacteria.

The levels are so high, it’s almost nine times the health department’s threshold for closing a beach.

Calusa Waterkeepers said this can be dangerous and raises some health concerns.

Tropical Point Park is usually packed on the weekends, especially during the season.

But right now, people said they are staying out of the water because it’s highly contaminated with fecal bacteria.

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