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Beach Advisory for June 1 – 5

June 6, 2009 – 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 June 1-5, 2009. All 43 beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing
St. Croix
Stony Ground
Teague Bay
Sprat Hall
Davis Bay
Cane Bay
Chenay Bay
Cramer Park
Grapetree Bay
Gentle Winds
Columbus Landing
Frederiksted Public Beach (First Target)
Pelican Cove (Comorant)
Princess (Condo Row)
Protestant Cay
New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)
St. Thomas
Water Bay
Magens Bay
Vessup Bay
Coki Point
Bolongo Bay
Frenchman’s Bay
Lindberg Bay
Hull Bay
Brewer’s Bay
Secret Harbor
St. John
Frank Bay
Great Cruz Bay
Johnson’s Bay
Chocolate Bay
Cruz Bay
Klain Bay
However, the following beaches do not meet the water quality standards for swimming or fishing:
St. John
Hart Bay
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 in St. Croix.

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