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Health advisory issued for Davis Island Beach due to high levels of enterococci bacteria

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Posted at 12:47 PM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 12:47:39-05

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A health advisory has been issued for Davis Island Beach due to high bacteria levels.

Samples taken on Wednesday were above threshold for enterococci bacteria.

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The beach will be re-sampled on Wednesday.

After the re-sampling indicates that the water is within the satisfactory range, the advisory will be lifted.

An advisory is issued when the beach action value is 70.5 or higher.