Harry Harris City Park Beach

Tavernier, Florida
Mis à jour par The Swim Guide - Florida

Located on Tavernier Key (mile marker 92.5), this park offers fishing and swimming basin, children's playground, picnic areas with charcoal grills, a softball field and basketball courts. The beach is a man made sandy beach and the clear ocean water is safe for a relaxed swim. The park beach also contains a nice boat ramp. There is no camping, no concession and no equipment rentals. Pets are allowed, although restricted. This well maintained Keys beach is just one of this parks amenities. Others include a childrens playground, restrooms, picnic tables and barbecue grills, fishing jetty, boat ramp and ball fields.
Park Hours: Sunrise to Sunset.
Admission: free all the time for Monroe County residents. On Saturdays, Sundays and Federal Holidays, Non-County residents over 16 years of age, are charged $5 per person.
Directions: Mile Marker 92.5 oceanside, Overseas Highway. Take Burton Drive to its end.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Eau de qualité satisfaisante
  • Statut Actuel
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Décembre 11th, 2018. The Swim Guide - Florida updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
18°C
Ciel clair et ensoleilé
FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les deux semaines de 1 Janvier à 31 Décembre

SOURCES

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) adopted new water quality criteria January 2016 for the Healthy Beaches program. They reflect the most current recommendations and water quality grant requirements in the 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Monroe County beaches are monitored by the Florida Healthy Beaches Program.

Monitoring results are collected bi-weekly on Tuesday and results are posted to the Florida Healthy beaches website on Thursday. Samples are collected year round, however the peak season is from March to November. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday.

The Florida Healthy Beaches Program Categories are:

Good = 0-35 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water;
Moderate = 36-70 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water, and;
Poor = 71 or greater Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water.

The 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria recommends using 70 CFU per 100 mL as the Beach Action Value (BAV) to guide public health advisories. A Single Sample Maximum (SSM) at 70 CFU per 100 ml and a BAV are functionally the same. If the sample result is above the indicated value, the beach is resampled and tested the following day or a beach advisory is issued with the first test result. The Healthy Beaches program no longer uses geometric means to represent recreational water quality data.

On Swim Guide a beach is marked Green when it has a Good or Moderate standing meaning the SSM test results show Enterococci counts between 0- 70 cfu (colony forming units) / 100ml.
Swim Guide marks a beach Red when it has a Poor standing. This means the SSM test results show Enterococci counts exceeds the BAV of 70 cfu/100ml. These conservative advisories better inform vulnerable people (children, elderly, and the immunocompromised) who have elevated health risks due to water quality at the beach.
A beach is marked Grey when no current or reliable monitoring information is available.

Please note: Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, also called flesh eating disease, is a naturally occurring bacteria in some of Florida's waters. This bacteria can be lethal, especially when contracted by individuals with compromised immune systems. Concentrations of the bacteria are higher in the mouths of rivers near oceans. The bacteria is most dangerous when ingested in raw seafood but recent deaths are attributed to individuals who have waded in water with broken skin. Beach goers are urged to use caution and consult a physician if you suspect you have come in contact with the bacteria.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU

Harry Harris City Park Beach

Tavernier, Florida
Mis à jour par The Swim Guide - Florida

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Eau de qualité satisfaisante
  • Statut Actuel
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Décembre 11th, 2018. The Swim Guide - Florida updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
18°C
Ciel clair et ensoleilé

Located on Tavernier Key (mile marker 92.5), this park offers fishing and swimming basin, children's playground, picnic areas with charcoal grills, a softball field and basketball courts. The beach is a man made sandy beach and the clear ocean water is safe for a relaxed swim. The park beach also contains a nice boat ramp. There is no camping, no concession and no equipment rentals. Pets are allowed, although restricted. This well maintained Keys beach is just one of this parks amenities. Others include a childrens playground, restrooms, picnic tables and barbecue grills, fishing jetty, boat ramp and ball fields.
Park Hours: Sunrise to Sunset.
Admission: free all the time for Monroe County residents. On Saturdays, Sundays and Federal Holidays, Non-County residents over 16 years of age, are charged $5 per person.
Directions: Mile Marker 92.5 oceanside, Overseas Highway. Take Burton Drive to its end.

FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les deux semaines de 1 Janvier à 31 Décembre

SOURCES

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) adopted new water quality criteria January 2016 for the Healthy Beaches program. They reflect the most current recommendations and water quality grant requirements in the 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Monroe County beaches are monitored by the Florida Healthy Beaches Program.

Monitoring results are collected bi-weekly on Tuesday and results are posted to the Florida Healthy beaches website on Thursday. Samples are collected year round, however the peak season is from March to November. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday.

The Florida Healthy Beaches Program Categories are:

Good = 0-35 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water;
Moderate = 36-70 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water, and;
Poor = 71 or greater Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water.

The 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria recommends using 70 CFU per 100 mL as the Beach Action Value (BAV) to guide public health advisories. A Single Sample Maximum (SSM) at 70 CFU per 100 ml and a BAV are functionally the same. If the sample result is above the indicated value, the beach is resampled and tested the following day or a beach advisory is issued with the first test result. The Healthy Beaches program no longer uses geometric means to represent recreational water quality data.

On Swim Guide a beach is marked Green when it has a Good or Moderate standing meaning the SSM test results show Enterococci counts between 0- 70 cfu (colony forming units) / 100ml.
Swim Guide marks a beach Red when it has a Poor standing. This means the SSM test results show Enterococci counts exceeds the BAV of 70 cfu/100ml. These conservative advisories better inform vulnerable people (children, elderly, and the immunocompromised) who have elevated health risks due to water quality at the beach.
A beach is marked Grey when no current or reliable monitoring information is available.

Please note: Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, also called flesh eating disease, is a naturally occurring bacteria in some of Florida's waters. This bacteria can be lethal, especially when contracted by individuals with compromised immune systems. Concentrations of the bacteria are higher in the mouths of rivers near oceans. The bacteria is most dangerous when ingested in raw seafood but recent deaths are attributed to individuals who have waded in water with broken skin. Beach goers are urged to use caution and consult a physician if you suspect you have come in contact with the bacteria.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU



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