Two Recreational Water Advisories Issued For Rehoboth Beach

DNREC … Description: Recreational Water Advisory
Reason: Bacteria
Location: Rehoboth-Rehoboth Ave Beach & Rehoboth-Virginia Ave Beach

Comments: A water quality advisory has been issued for Rehoboth-Rehoboth Ave Beach following bacterial results which were above the recreational water quality standard. These bacteria most likely originate from wildlife sources and increased rainfall, waves or wildlife feeding near the surf (shorebirds, marine mammals or other warm blooded animals) can result in these indicator bacteria washing into the near shore waters. A water quality sample has been taken at Rehoboth-Rehoboth Ave Beach and the advisory will be lifted once indicator bacteria levels are within the recreational water limits.
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Last advisory was a August 4th in the same area. These Three Beaches Under A Recreational Water Advisory

Naked Sea Butterfly was one of the believed issues then, Upwellings bringing in more life and feeding more wildlife.

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Recreational Water Advisory Reason: Bacteria Location: Rehoboth-Virginia Ave Beach

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