Sarasota area "No Swim" Advisory lifted at Venice Fishing Pier Beach

Posted at 10:47 AM, Aug 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-11 10:47:13-04

The "No Swim" Advisory that has been in place at Venice Fishing Pier Beach since August 4 has been lifted Thursday morning.

Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results that were at a satisfactory level meeting both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state recreational water standards.

Residents and visitors may return to swimming and other water sports at this beach site. The "no swim" advisory signage will be removed.
For more information: 

  • Visit https://OurGulfEnvironment.scgov.netand click on water monitoring and then bacterial testing to check beach water testing results of area Gulf beaches.
  • Call 941-BEACHES (941-232-2437) or visit Click on the same link to the mobile-friendly version of the beach conditions report.
  • Visit Sarasota County also provides extensive information about Sarasota, including its beaches. The website is