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 July 25-29, 2011. All 43 beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:
Princess (Condo Row)
Frederiksted Public Beach (First Target)
Pelican Cove (Comorant)
New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)
Great Cruz Bay
However, the following beaches do not meet the water quality standards for fishing or swimming.
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.