Everyone in the water! Time to beat the heat by cooling off in the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Yellow Flags are coming our way and the waters are clear for swimming!
Effective today, July 30, 2010, the Alabama Department of Public Health has lifted the swimming advisory for the gulf water off Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan based on improvements in water conditions.
According to Dr. Donald Williamson, state health officer, with the improving beach situation, the department feels that they can lift the swimming advisories. However, he said “we recognize that even in the absence of visible oil, oil products [Read more...]