Battles Wharf, Mobile Bay

Fairhope, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

This site is located where the Moog Lane public access reaches Mobile Bay.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 8th, 2020. Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 9th, 2020 at 3:07 PM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Battles Wharf, Mobile Bay is sampled weekly from April 1st from September 30th.

Source Information

This beach information comes from tests conducted by Mobile Baykeeper. Samples are collected once per week during the swimming season (April - September) and once per month during the cooler months (October - March). Samples are collected on Thursday's of every week and results are posted on Friday.

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci via the IDEXX sampling methodology. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

Water Quality Graph

Battles Wharf, Mobile Bay

Fairhope, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 8th, 2020. Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 9th, 2020 at 3:07 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

This site is located where the Moog Lane public access reaches Mobile Bay.

Monitoring Frequency

Battles Wharf, Mobile Bay is sampled weekly from April 1st from September 30th.

Source Information

This beach information comes from tests conducted by Mobile Baykeeper. Samples are collected once per week during the swimming season (April - September) and once per month during the cooler months (October - March). Samples are collected on Thursday's of every week and results are posted on Friday.

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci via the IDEXX sampling methodology. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

Water Quality Graph

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Fairhope, Alabama
Fairhope, Alabama
Fairhope, Alabama
Fairhope, Alabama
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