83.9 F
Charlotte Amalie
Monday, June 5, 2023
HomeNewsArchivesBeach Advisory for September 14-18

Beach Advisory for September 14-18

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 43 popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:
DPNR-DEP performed water quality analysis at the 43 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of September 14-18, 2009. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:
St. Croix
Protestant Cay

Davis Bay
Stony Ground
Cane Bay
Cramer Park
Grapetree Bay
Gentle Winds
Columbus Landing
New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)
Frederiksted Public Beach (First Target)
Pelican Cove (Comorant)
Teague Bay
Chenay Bay
Sprat Hall

St. Thomas
Water Bay
Secret Harbor
Coki Point
Bolongo Bay
Frenchman’s Bay
Hull Bay
Brewer’s Bay
Lindbergh Bay
Magens Bay
St. John
Klain Bay
Hart Bay
Frank Bay
Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Bay
Johnson’s Bay
Chocolate Hole
However, the following beaches do not meet the water quality standards for swimming or fishing:

St. John

Cruz Bay

DPNR will continue to monitor the impacted areas and waters. For additional information regarding water quality, call the Division of Environmental Protection at 773-1082 on St. Croix.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.