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UPDATE: Swimming advisory lifted for portion of Surfside Beach

Source: S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control Source: S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A swimming advisory issued for a portion of Surfside Beach has been lifted, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

A press release stated the affected area was at 16th Avenue North. The advisory was issued Tuesday after routine sampling showed a high level of bacteria.

Samples taken Wednesday showed the levels had returned to normal.

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