• Swimming advisory issued for portion of Surfside Beach

    Updated:

    SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. - A temporary swimming advisory has been issued for a portion of Surfside Beach in South Carolina for a high bacteria reading.

    Department of Health and Environmental Control officials said the area affected is at 16th Avenue North.

    "Routine sampling yielded a 645 CFU/100ml at WAC-030,” said DHEC representative Sean Torrens.  

    Advisory signs have been put up on the beach.

    Officials did not say what was causing the high bacteria reading.

    Surfside Beach is about 10 miles south of Myrtle Beach.

    Read more top trending stories on wsoctv.com:

    Next Up:


  • Headline Goes Here

    Swimming advisory issued for portion of Surfside Beach

  • Headline Goes Here

    One in custody after FBI operation at west Charlotte home

  • Headline Goes Here

    5 injured, 2 critically, when car, CATS bus collide in west Charlotte

  • Headline Goes Here

    Family returning from Disney desperate to find lost teddy bear along I-77

  • Headline Goes Here

    Killer grandma ‘Losing Streak Lois' nabbed near U.S.-Mexico border