A swimming advisory issued for a portion of Surfside Beach on Wednesday was lifted Thursday afternoon, according to Department of Health and Environmental Control officials.
“The affected area was 16th Avenue North in Surfside Beach,” said Sean Torrens of DHEC's Pee Dee Environmental Affairs office in Myrtle Beach in a news release. “Bacteria levels no longer exceed water quality standards and activity can resume in this area.”
Temporary advisory signs marked the area warning swimmers this week.
Anyone seeking more information on beach quality water in the Myrtle Beach area, can call DHEC's Pee Dee EA office in Myrtle Beach at (843) 238-4378 or visit http://gis.dhec.sc.gov/beachaccess/ to view recent water sampling results along the coast.