City of Gulfport – Sampling Advisory
Posted October 15, 2021
Please see Gulfport Shores (Clam Bayou) sample data below. Standards for in-water activities are set by the state of Florida Healthy Beaches program.
James E. O’Reilly
St. Petersburg Environmental Compliance Division
1635 3rd Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33713
Clam Bayou (901)
Sample ID: 2128805-01
Sample Date/Time: 10/15/21 12:15PM
Enterococci – EPA 1600 – (CFU/100 mL)
Result: 4 U
Analyzed Date/Time: 10/15/21 2:12PM
Fecal coliform – SM 9222 D – (CFU/100 mL)
Result: 10 U
Analyzed Date/Time: 10/15/2021 2:12:00PM
This “DRAFT” summary is provided for the convenience of the client.
The client is responsible for determining its suitability for any use.
All samples were prepared and analyzed with associated quality control in accordance with NELAC standards.
Enterococcus results between 1 and 70 are within the acceptable limit for safe recreational water use.
Enterococcus results greater than 70 exceed the limit for safe recreational water use.
E. Coli/Fecal results below 400 are within the acceptable limit for recreationsl water use.
E. Coli/Fecal Results greater than 400 exceed the limit for recreational water use.
U Less than 4 colonies are present.
B Additional qualifiers may apply to the reported data.
Z “too numerous to count” The number of colonies present prevented an actual count. The data reported is an
estimate based on the maximum number of colonies that can be counted on a plate times the dilution used.
CFU Colony Forming Units
MDL Minimum number of colonies that can be reliably counted based on the dilution used, typically 4.
For past reports, contact the City Manager, James E. O’Reilly.
Office: 2401 53rd St. S., Gulfport, FL 33707