October 22, 2017 6:48 pm Last modified: 6:19 pm

Beach Advisory for June 26-30

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of June 26-30, 2017. All beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:        

St. Croix

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Cramer Park

Pelican Cove (Comorant)


Chenay Bay

Cane Bay

Stoney Ground

Frederiksted Public Beach


Princess Condo Row


Ha’ penny

New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)

Columbus Landing

Spratt Hall


Protestant Cay

Grapetree Bay

St. Thomas 

Bolongo Bay


Magens Bay

Frenchman’s Bay

Secret Harbor

Water Bay


Vessup Bay



Lindbergh Bay

Brewers Bay

Coki Point

Hull Bay

St. John

Great Cruz Bay

Cruz Bay


Frank Bay

DPNR will continue to monitor these popular swimming areas. It also recommends that people use their own discretion when swimming or fishing at the designated beaches. If the waters appear muddy or murky or have foul odors, do not swim or fish.

For additional information regarding water quality, call the Division of Environmental Protection at 773-1082 on St. Croix.

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