Beachgoers are being told to stay out of the water at 53rd Street in Miami Beach after samples showed bacteria levels being too high.
The Department of Health in Miami-Dade County issued the advisory on Wednesday after two samples did not meet the recreational water quality standard for enterococci, a bacteria in humans and animals’ intestines.
For the last 15 years, the department has been monitoring 16 sites including the beach at 53rd Street to make sure the water is safe.
The beach will reopen when samples come back clean.
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Earlier this month, health officials closed down the beach at 73rd Street for the same reason.