Swim advisory lifted for stretch of Chesapeake Bay in Va. Beach

Swim advisory lifted for stretch of Chesapeake Bay in Va. Beach

Credit: Va. Dept. of Health

This sign is posted for the Chesapeake Bay between Rockbridge Road and Starfish Road in Va. Beach.

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Posted on August 8, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 10 at 11:21 AM

Va. Beach swim advisory

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CHESAPEAKE -- The warning signs along a stretch of the Chesapeake Bay, telling swimmers there's too much bacteria in the water, will come down Friday.

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health issued an advisory against going into the water between Rockbridge Road and Starfish Road on Wednesday.

Tests of the water now show bacteria is at safe levels.

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