Overview - Beach and Water Quality

 

Beach Cleaning

The Village's beach maintenance contractor cleans the beach and removes seaweed with daily raking and grading. Additional cleaning activities are added to deal with excessive seasonal seaweed (Sargassum) accumulations. See the scope of activities at the Beach Maintenance webpage.

 

Community volunteers play an important role in cleaning our beach. Please view this Public Service Announcement video on the Fill-A-Bag initiative to learn more.

 

Beach Water Quality: Bacterial Monitoring

The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) Miami-Dade performs routine weekly sample collection for bacterial monitoring (Enterococus) at four locations along the Key Biscayne Atlantic Beach. This is part of FDOH's Healthy Beaches Program. Results are available here. The locations are Key Biscayne Beach (Beach Club), Crandon Park North, Crandon Park South and Cape Florida Park.

 

Learn more at Village's Beach Water Quality Testing web page (Overview of Enterococcus, FDOH Testing Protocol and Supplemental Testing).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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