Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
This status is based on the latest sample, take on September 6th, 2023 Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 8th at 3:08 PM.
Battles Wharf, Mobile Bay is sampled Weekly from March 10th to October 1st
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
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