Officials Lift Sunny Isles Beach Swimming Advisory

Swimmers may return to Sunny Isles Beach waters.

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    NBC 6 South Florida

    Health officials have lifted a swimming advisory in Sunny Isles Beach that was in effect last week. The advisory has been lifted based on satisfactory microbial water quality test results, officials said Tuesday.

    Last week, water samples tested positive for high amounts of enterococci, a form of bacteria that posed a threat to swimmers.

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    Swimmers may now safely return to Sunny Isles Beach waters.