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Elected Leaders Silent on No Swim Advisory

ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT   MYRTLE BEACH AREA CHAMBER IS PUTTING OUT FALSE WATER QUALITY INFORMATON   Myrtle Beach city elected officials have yet to comment on the South Carolina’s DHEC government website placing beaches inside the city limits of Myrtle Beach on the state’s LONG TERM ADVISORY. MyrtleBeachSC.com reached out …

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Myrtle Beach Works To Get Off List of Dirtiest Beaches

VIEW MYRTLE BEACH’S CURRENT ELEVATED BACTERIA RATINGS HERE ____________________________________________ In 2009 Business Insider rated Myrtle Beach as among the 12 dirtiest beaches in America. Business Insider stated: Major Offenses: Tested repeatedly for high levels of bacteria for the last three years. In 2013, the Greenville News (Greenville SC) reported that …

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CITY RESOURCES FOR NO SWIM ADVISORY

MyrtleBeachSC.com’s article on Monday correctly stated that the City Of Myrtle Beach is under a LONG TERM SWIM ADVISORY by the department of health and environmental control of the state of South Carolina. This advisory was posted because of elevated bacteria levels on the beaches inside of the city limits.   In that story …

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HEALTH DEPARTMENT: SWIMMING NOT ADVISED IN MYRTLE BEACH

HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES NO SWIM ADVISORY UPDATE JUNE 7th: LOCAL CBS NEWS COVERS NO SWIM ADVISORY ISSUES UPDATE JULY 20th:  DOWNTOWN AREA TESTS 40 TIMES TOO HIGH FOR  SAFE SWIMMING BACTERIA LEVELS The South Carolina Department of Environmental Control  (DHEC) has put out a Swimming Not Advised  (no swim advisory) alert for …

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Residents Angered By High Bacteria Levels On Beaches

Residents Angered Market Common The NRDC has put out a new KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Ocean Water Quality rating system to inform tourists and residents concerning beaches in America. Myrtle Beach’s water quality currently gets a (YELLOW)  unacceptable rating from the NRDC. CLICK ON THE MAP ABOVE TO SEE THE NRDC CURRENT BEACH RATINGS …

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Myrtle Beach Ocean Water Quality: Code Yellow

The highly regarded Smithsonian Magazine has now teamed up with the Natural Resources Defense Council in rating the quality of all beaches across America.   The NRDC tests beaches ongoing to determine if high levels of bacteria exist in the beach water on the beachfront.   On the map below:  Green means good …

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40 Ton Rare Right Whale Sighted

  In the last week,  just off our coast,  a rare right whale has been sighted near Folly Beach, S.C. These 40 ton right whales historically winter in the warmer waters here,  give birth and then head back north navigating treacherous shipping lanes. Folly Beach, which is just two hours south …

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