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Sarasota County "No Swim" Advisory Lifted for Venice Beach and Lido Casino Beach
The "No Swim" advisories issued Wednesday, July 3rd for Venice Beach and Lido Casino Beach have been lifted.
Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today at a satisfactory level meeting both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state recreational water standards.
Residents and visitors may return to swimming and other water sports at this site. The "no swim" advisory signage has been removed.
The advisory for Brohard Beach remains in effect. Brohard Beach will be re-sampled Friday, with results by 2 p.m. Saturday.
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County monitors water quality weekly at 16 sites along Sarasota's 34 miles of beaches. The intent of this program is to provide county residents and visitors with accurate, up-to-date information on the water quality at our beaches.
When making beach day plans, be sure to check the latest reports on beach conditions. Click here for beach water testing results.
For more information:
- Visit https://OurGulfEnvironment.scgov.net and click on water monitoring and then bacterial testing to check beach water testing results of area Gulf beaches.
- Call 941-BEACHES (941-232-2437) or visit www.visitbeaches.org. Click on the same link to the mobile-friendly version of the beach conditions report.
- Visit Sarasota County also provides extensive information about Sarasota, including its beaches. The website is www.visitsarasota.org.