DOH Sarasota Lifts No-Swim Advisory for Brohard Beach

SARASOTA COUNTY –┬áThe “No Swim” advisory issued Thursday, May 21 for Brohard Beach has been lifted. Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today that were at a satisfactory level meeting both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state recreational water standards.

Residents and visitors may return to swimming and other water sports at this beach site. The “no swim” advisory signage will be removed.

The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County monitors water quality weekly at 16 sites along Sarasota’s 34 miles of beaches. The intent of this program is to provide county residents and visitors with accurate, up-to-date information on the water quality at our beaches.