Swimming advisory lifted for Ocean View-area beach in Norfolk

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Posted at 4:05 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-15 17:43:33-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Department of Public Health lifted a swimming advisory Wednesday for Captain's Quarters Park in the Ocean View area of the city.

According to the health department, water testing conducted Monday revealed enterococci bacteria levels at Captain's Quarters Park exceeded State Water Quality Standards. By Wednesday, re-sampling of the water at this location showed that the bacteria level is back within state water quality standards.

All signs posted at the beach to let beachgoers know about the advisory are being removed.

For further information, call the Environmental Health Division, Norfolk Department of Public Health, at 757-683-2712. For information about the Virginia Department of Health’s Beach Monitoring Program, current swimming advisory maps and helpful tips about recreational water safety, click here.