All swimming advisories lifted for Chesapeake Bay, VB Oceanfront

Posted at 2:33 PM, Sep 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-12 16:35:53-04


The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has lifted all swimming and wading advisories that were issued Sept. 10 for parts of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach. Lab results show bacteria levels in the water meet the State Water Quality Standards.

Signs have been removed that previously alerted the public to the advisory.

The results of this and all other sampling are located on the Virginia Department of Health Web site at

For additional information, contact the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health at (757) 518-2700.