Bridge St Pier - Bradenton Beach bayside

Bradenton Beach, Florida

Historic street with fishing pier, boat docks, and restaurants overlooking the 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
  • Failed to meet water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on March 24th, 2020. Suncoast Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on March 27th, 2020 at 9:56 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Bridge St Pier - Bradenton Beach bayside is sampled weekly from January 1st from December 31st.

Source Information

Suncoast Waterkeeper is providing additional water quality data on levels of Enterococci bacteria for recreational swimming, fishing, and boating areas in coastal Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

This is part of a monitoring project to support recreational water resource users in these communities in their efforts to obtain accurate and up-to-date water quality information in areas with no official monitoring. Suncoast Waterkeeper staff collect the samples and bring them to a local third party water quality analysis company for data reports. The standards followed are set by the Florida Department of Health, where counts of higher than 70 Enterococci per 100 millilitres of water are considered unsafe for wading, swimming, recreational water activities such as paddling and surfing, and shellfish consumption.Water is sampled for Enterococci at all sites. Sampling occurs once a week on Tuesday year-round. Results are available 48 hours after samples are collected.Test results are expressed # of units per 100 millilitres of water.A beach is marked green (pass) when the sample results are equal or below 70 Enterococci / 100 ML water. A beach is marked red(fail) when the sample results are above 70 Enterococci / 100 ML water, according to Florida's water quality guidelines.Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the Swim Guide websites and apps, as well as Suncoast Waterkeeper's website, Facebook page and other social media.

Water Quality Graph

Bridge St Pier - Bradenton Beach bayside

Bradenton Beach, Florida

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
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on March 24th, 2020. Suncoast Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on March 27th, 2020 at 9:56 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Historic street with fishing pier, boat docks, and restaurants overlooking the bay.

Monitoring Frequency

Bridge St Pier - Bradenton Beach bayside is sampled weekly from January 1st from December 31st.

Source Information

Suncoast Waterkeeper is providing additional water quality data on levels of Enterococci bacteria for recreational swimming, fishing, and boating areas in coastal Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

This is part of a monitoring project to support recreational water resource users in these communities in their efforts to obtain accurate and up-to-date water quality information in areas with no official monitoring. Suncoast Waterkeeper staff collect the samples and bring them to a local third party water quality analysis company for data reports. The standards followed are set by the Florida Department of Health, where counts of higher than 70 Enterococci per 100 millilitres of water are considered unsafe for wading, swimming, recreational water activities such as paddling and surfing, and shellfish consumption.Water is sampled for Enterococci at all sites. Sampling occurs once a week on Tuesday year-round. Results are available 48 hours after samples are collected.Test results are expressed # of units per 100 millilitres of water.A beach is marked green (pass) when the sample results are equal or below 70 Enterococci / 100 ML water. A beach is marked red(fail) when the sample results are above 70 Enterococci / 100 ML water, according to Florida's water quality guidelines.Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the Swim Guide websites and apps, as well as Suncoast Waterkeeper's website, Facebook page and other social media.

Water Quality Graph

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Bradenton Beach, Florida
Bradenton Beach, Florida
Bradenton Beach, Florida
Bradenton Beach, Florida
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