MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Swim Advisory is in effect for three Miami-Dade beaches.READ MORE: Anti-Semitic Flyers Also Found In Fort Lauderdale, North Miami
Beachgoers are urged to stay out of the water at Golden Beach, Crandon Beach North, and Crandon Beach South.READ MORE: Broward School Board Narrows List Of Candidates For Superintendent Of Schools Job
The health department said recent water tests at those three beaches did not meet the standards for safe swimming.
Testing found a prevalence of enteric bacteria, which is an indicator of fecal pollution. The bacteria may have come from storm water run-off, wildlife, pets and human sewage.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Showers Return To South Florida
The advisory will be lifted when two consecutive water tests show acceptable bacteria levels.