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City Discusses Oceanfront Beach Bacteria Pollution

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Janet Curry, Deputy Director Of City Of Myrtle Beach Public Works, made a presentation to the Beach Advisory Committee concerning the city’s storm-water concerns and the resulting beach bacteria spikes that occur after rains at eight infected areas on the oceanfront. While Myrtle Beach businessman, Steve Taylor, who heads the …

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Humpback Whales Spotted Along Myrtle Beach Coast

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Humpback whales were seen traveling the coast of Myrtle Beach over the past few days. Two humpback whales were traveling the coast in tandem. According to the South Carolina State Parks Facebook page, the two humpbacks were spotted from the Myrtle Beach State Park pier. “Sometimes during the winter months, …

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11 Ways Myrtle Beach Residents Can Reduce Water Pollution

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Contributed by Special Reporter: John Hawthorne Want to Help Reduce Water Pollution? Here’s How… “If I don’t drink water, I’m going to die.” – desperate Puerto Rican trying to survive. The fact of the matter is that we can’t live off of beer and energy drinks. H2O is a precious commodity, we simply can’t …

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Affluent Dunes Area Infected – 92 Times Unsafe

92 TIMES UNSAFE MyrtleBeachSC.com, by chance, filmed teens wading in the exclusive Dunes Area of Myrtle Beach. The waters were ninety two times unsafe for swimming.  The swash was not closed and is not legally required to be closed because of long term swimming advisory signs posted in the area.  …

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Hurricane Irma Tracks West Away From Myrtle Beach

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The projected forecast for Hurricane Irma has shifted West. The storm is projected to make land in Southern Florida and run along the land mass of the State of Florida. If that trajectory holds, Myrtle Beach, S.C. will be spared all but tropical storm effects from this Hurricane. Windy.com provides …

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Rains Bring Expected Bacteria Spikes In Ocean Water

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Three days of heavy rains this week, produced expected unhealthy bacteria spikes in ocean water at two area drainage locations in downtown Myrtle Beach. As the Carolina Country Music Festival begins today, here are the troubled swimming areas tourists should avoid. 8th Avenue North in front of this week’s Country Music …

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