“No Swim” advisories lifted at select Sarasota beaches

No swim advisories in place at seven Sarasota County beach and swim areas and one Manatee...
No swim advisories in place at seven Sarasota County beach and swim areas and one Manatee County beach.(WWSB)
Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 6:26 PM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The “no swim” advisories that were issued for three Sarasota beaches has been lifted after the receiving test results for normal levels of bacteria from the Florida Department of Health.

The beaches where the advisories have recently lifted are Bird key/ Ringling Causeway, Venice Fishing Pier, and Brohard Beach.

On July 28 the beaches tested positive for higher levels of enterococcus bacteria making them unsafe to swim in.

Visitors and residents alike can safely return to swimming and playing watersports in these local beaches.

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