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Beach Advisory Week Ending March 18

March 18, 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, have performed water quality analysis during the week of March 14 – March 18, 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
Princess (Condo Row)
Protestant Cay
Frederiksted Public Beach (First Target)
New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)
Sprat Hall
Davis Bay
Cramer’s Park
Columbus Landing
Grapetree Bay
Pelican Cove (Comorant)
Chenay Bay
Teague Bay
St. Thomas

Water Bay
Magen’s Bay
Vessup Bay
Coki Point
Secret Harbor
Bolongo Bay
Frenchman’s Bay
Lindberg Bay
Brewer’s Bay
Hull Bay

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St. John

Francis Bay
Klain Bay
Hart Bay
Frank Bay
Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Bay
Chocolate Hole

The VI Beach Monitoring Program DPNR 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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