MIAMI (CBSMiami) – There’s a water warning for anyone heading to the beach this weekend. A swim advisory remains in effect for five Miami-Dade beaches.
The no swim advisories are issued for:READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Suspension Has Put Bind On Some Vaccination Sites
- Crandon North Beach
- Virginia Key Beach
- Key Biscayne Beach Club
- Cape Florida
- Surfside 93rd Street
Samples of beach water collected at these locations had higher than acceptable levels of enterococci bacteria.READ MORE: 'We're Following The Recommendation To Pause': Gov. DeSantis Said Florida Will Suspend Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Enteric bacteria enterococci normally inhabit the intestinal tract of humans and animals. The prevalence of enteric bacteria is an indicator of fecal pollution, which may come from stormwater run-off, wildlife, pets, and human sewage.
The advisory issued recommends not swimming at these locations at this time. The results of the sampling indicate that water contact may pose an increased risk of illness, particularly for susceptible individuals.MORE NEWS: Canceled Due To COVID In 2020, Air And Sea Show Returns To Miami Beach For Memorial Day Weekend