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Sarasota County "No Swim" Advisory Lifted for Venice Beach and Lido Casino Beach

By Steve Huard

July 04, 2019

SARASOTA COUNTY ¾ The "No Swim" advisories issued Wednesday, July 3rd for Venice Beach and Lido Casino Beach have been lifted.
Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today 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 site. The "no swim" advisory signage has been removed.
The advisory for Brohard Beach remains in effect. Brohard Beach will be re-sampled Friday, with results by 2 p.m. Saturday.
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.
When making beach day plans, be sure to check the latest reports on beach conditions. Click here for beach water testing results.
For more information:
  • Call 941-BEACHES (941-232-2437) or visit Click on the same link to the mobile-friendly version of the beach conditions report.  
  • The local visitor and convention bureau known as Visit Sarasota County also provides extensive information about the Sarasota area, including its beaches. The website is
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For more information, visit or call 941-861-2900.