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No-swim advisory issued for Jupiter’s Dubois Park lagoon


Palm Beach County health officials have issued a “no-swimming” advisory for the lagoon at Dubois Park after recent test samples showed high levels of bacteria in the water.

The recent tests showed bacterial levels to be at 230 colonies per 100 milliliters of marine water, putting the results in the poor range, according to the Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County.

The health advisory means that swimmers are advised against heading using the water until further notice.

The causes of the elevated levels are generally associated with wildlife, heavy recreational usage, high surf and tides, or runoff following heavy rains.


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