Red Tide Update October 30, 2018

Indian River County is still experiencing red tide conditions and all beaches in Indian River County will remain closed until further notice. 

General Updates:

  • Yesterday the winds were mainly out north.
  • There was no significant amount of new fish washing ashore nor respiratory discomfort.
  • Water samples were collected at beaches and shipped to FWC.

 Progress as of the end of day Monday:

  • The contractor has cleared approximately 16.5 miles of 22.5 miles of countywide shoreline.
  • To date, approximately 132,000 pounds of waste have been removed from IRC beaches.

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