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Beach Advisory Week of April 25 – 29

April 29, 2005 — Commissioner Dean C. Plaskett, Esq., of 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 April 25 – April 29, 2005. It has been determined that all of the 43 beaches meet water quality standards specifying that they are SAFE FOR SWIMMING AND/OR FISHING. These beaches include:
St. Croix
Stony Ground
Dorsch
Protestant Cay
Frederiksted Public Beach (First Target)
New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)
Sprat Hall
Buccaneer
Davis Bay
CaneBay
Cramer’s Park
Columbus Landing
Grapetree Bay
Pelican Cove (Comorant)
Shoy’s
GentleWinds
Rainbow
Chenay Bay
Teague Bay
Halfpenny
St. Thomas
Water Bay
Lindquist
Sapphire
Magen’s Bay
Vessup Bay
Bluebeards
Coki Point
Secret Harbor
Bolongo Bay
Frenchman’s Bay
Lindberg Bay
Brewer’s Bay
Hull Bay
Morningstar

St. John
Oppenhiemer
Francis Bay
Klain Bay
Hart Bay
Frank Bay
Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Bay
Chocolate Hole
However, the following beaches DO NOT MEET THE WATER QUALITY STANDARDS FOR SWIMMING OR FISHING:
St. Thomas
Limetree
St. Croix
Princess (Condo Row)
The VI Beach Monitoring Program will continue to monitor these beaches on a weekly basis. For additional information regarding water quality call the Division of Environmental Protection at 773-1082 in St. Croix or 774-3320 in St. Thomas.

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