Enteric bacteria advisory issued: Avoid contact with water in Sandsprit Park and Stuart Causeway

Results are above acceptable levels for enterococcus bacteria at both the Sandsprit Park and Stuart Causeway and an advisory was issued to avoid contact with the water in these areas.If enteric bacteria are present in high concentrations and are ingested while swimming or enter the skin through a cut or sore, they may cause upset stomach, diarrhea, eye irritation and skin rashes. … Click here to read more

Water tests show St. Lucie River improving for now

Following a series of samples in the acceptable range for enteric bacteria, the health advisory to avoid contact with the waters near Leighton Park in Palm City and the Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart is over, according to WPEC. … Click here to read more