MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Just in time for the weekend, Deerfield Beach city officials announced Friday that their beaches are free of red tide.READ MORE: Have You Seen Ashley Espinoza-Sanchez? Missing Woman Last Seen At Hard Rock Stadium
Officials said that water samples collected on Wednesday contained no signs of red tide.READ MORE: NASA, Boeing Scrub Scheduled Starliner OFT-2 Launch
All red tide-related restrictions for the beach and fishing pier have been lifted effective immediately, officials said.
Broward County collected additional samples today for continued monitoring and testing, they said.MORE NEWS: FIU Professor Francisco Mora Tapped As US Ambassador To Organization Of American States
The red tide has devastated Florida’s West coast for months, rendering the shores, the gulf, and inlets a cesspool, an environmental disaster.