Beach Advisory Week of Jan. 17-21

Jan. 21, 2005 — Commissioner Dean C. Plaskett, Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Division of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, would like to advise the public of the following:
DPNR-DEP performed water quality analysis at the designated beaches throughout the Territory during the week of Jan. 17 – 21, 2005. It has been determined that 39 beaches meet water quality standards specifying that they are safe for swimming and/or fishing. These beaches include:
St. Croix
Stony Ground
Princess (Condo Row)
Protestant Cay
Frederiksted (First Target)
New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)
Spratt Hall
Davis Bay
Cane Bay
Cramer’s Park
Columbus Landing
Grapetree Bay
Pelican Cove (Comorant)
Gentle Winds
Chenay Bay Beach
St. Thomas
Water Bay
Magen’s Bay
Vessup Bay
Coki Point
Secret Harbor
Bolongo Bay
Frenchman’s Bay
Lindberg Bay
Brewer’s Bay
Hull Bay
Coki Point

St. John
Francis Bay
Klain Bay
Hart Bay
Frank Bay
Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Bay
Chocolate Hole
The VI Beach Monitoring Program will continue to monitor these beaches on a weekly basis. For additional information regarding water quality call the Division of Environmental Protection at 773-1082 in St. Croix or 774-3320 in St. Thomas.

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