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3/29/2018 Member News

St. Petersburg Recreational Water Quality Results Updated

CONTACT: John Palenchar, Water Resources Director, 727-893-5698 or


St. Petersburg Recreational Water Quality Results Updated

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (March 29,2018) - The weekly Recreational Water sampling and testing has been completed by the City of St. Petersburg's Water Resources Environmental Compliance Division on the near-shore waters along Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

Listed below are the results and Water Quality Category according to the Healthy Beaches Program for the Beaches and Lassing Park from the March 29 sampling event.

Lassing Park 4 B Good

Maximo Beach 4 U Good

North Shore Beach 56 B Moderate

Treasure Island Beach 4 B Good

Last week's re-testing of recreational waters at Lassing Park, Maximo, and North Shore Beaches following poor initial samplings resulted in good levels at Lassing Park and Maximo Beach and moderate at North Shore Beach. If needed, waters are re-tested until results are in the acceptable range.

All of these samples are taken and testing is being done in accordance with the water testing protocols outlined in the city's Water Quality Report Card. Watch for important updates as well as continued outreach and education on at

For further information:
727 893-7465 voice
727 892-5372 FAX