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WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER WATER MEETS WATER QUALITY STANDARDS

By DOH Madison

March 24, 2021

Health Alert Has Been Lifted After Recent Samples

Contact:
DOH-Hamilton
Sallie Ford
Sallie.Ford@flhealth.gov
386-792-1414

DOH-Madison
Lisa Hayes
Lisa.Hayes@flhealth.gov
850-973-5000

Jasper, Fla. —The Florida Department of Health in Madison and Hamilton counties have lifted a health alert issued on February 12, 2021.

Water samples taken by the Florida Department of Health indicate the river water meets surface water quality standards ensuring the public may resume water-related activities. All future sample results can be viewed on the Florida Department of Environmental Protection site: Floridadep.gov/dear/watershed-monitoring-section/content/suwannee-river-basin-sampling-locations

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