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Beach Advisory for April 24-28

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:  

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of April 24-28, 2017. All beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing.

St. Croix

Protestant Cay

Cramer Park

Pelican Cove (Comorant) 


Chenay Bay

Cane Bay

Stoney Ground

Frederiksted Public Beach


Princess Condo Row



Ha’ penny

New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)

Grapetree Bay

Sprat Hall

Columbus Landing

St. Thomas  

Coki Point

Bolongo Bay

Hull Bay



 Brewers Bay

Magens Bay

Frenchman’s Bay

Limetree Bay


Lindbergh Bay

Vessup Bay

Water Bay

St. John

Cruz Bay

Great Cruz Bay

Frank Bay


    DPNR will continue to monitor these popular swimming areas. It also recommends that people use their own discretion when swimming or fishing at the designated beaches. If the waters appear muddy or murky or have foul odors, do not swim or fish.

For additional information regarding water quality, call the Division of Environmental Protection at 773-1082 on St. Croix. 

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