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Beach Advisory for May 22-26

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.

Beach Advisory for May 15-19

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of May 15-19. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

UVI and VI Sea Turtle Project Document Their 100th Turtle

The University of the Virgin Islands Center for Marine and Environmental Science and the VI Sea Turtle Project documented their 100th sea turtle in April.

Beach Advisory for May 8-12

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 36 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of May 8-12. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing.

Sewage Leak in Frederiksted

There has been break in Frederiksted's Lagoon Street Pump Station’s force main near the St. Patrick School and residents are urged to avoid the area if they can while repairs take place. Waste Management Authority officials say repairs to the force main will begin Tuesday, May 9, at 9 a.m.

Beach Advisory for May 1-5

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 36 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of May 1-5.

Beach Advisory for April 24-28

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of April 24-28.

Beach Advisory for April 17-21

DPNR's Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory

UVI Center for Marine and Environmental Science Assumes Responsibility for Coral Nurseries

The Center for Marine and Environmental Science (CMES) at UVI has assumed responsibility for the two branching coral nurseries on St. Thomas.

Science Café to Host Talk on Bioluminescence Tuesday, April 25

There are no fireflies here in the Virgin Islands, but there is the incredible Salt River Bioluminescent Bay on St. Croix.

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