All sites in the Upper Neuse/upper Tar-Pamlico watersheds tested at levels safe for recreation, according to state and federal standards.
Three sites in the Lower Neuse tested positive for E. coli at levels unsafe for recreation, exceeding state and federal standards: at Pollocksville, Midyette St., and Pierce Creek in Oriental.
All sites along the Tar-Pamlico tested at levels safe for recreation.
We recommend using caution while recreating in these waters over the weekend. Have fun and stay safe folks!
Be sure to check the Swim Guide every Friday for updated water quality results!
Visit soundrivers.org/swimguide for more information!
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