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Beach Advisory for January 23 – 27

Jan. 27, 2006 – Commissioner Dean C. Plaskett of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announced that the Division of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at 42 popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:

DPNR-DEP performed water quality analysis at the 42 designated beaches throughout the Territory during the week of Jan. 23 – 27, 2006. All 42 beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

St. Croix
Stony Ground
Princess (Condo Row)
Protestant Cay
Frederiksted (First Target)
Teague Bay
Chenay Bay
Davis Bay
Cane Bay
Cramer's Park
Grapetree Bay
Pelican Cove (Cormorant)
Columbus Landing
Gentle Winds
Sprat Hall
New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)

St. Thomas
Water Bay
Magens Bay
Coki Point
Secret Harbor
Frenchman's Bay
Lindberg Bay
Brewers Bay
Hull Bay
Bolongo Bay
Vessup Bay

St. John
Klain Bay
Hart Bay
Chocolate Hole
Frank Bay
Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Bay

The V.I. 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 on St. Croix or 774-3320 on St. Thomas.

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