The Garden Bay Beach is now safe for swimming.
The beach was ordered closed last month after the water tested positive for extremely high counts of bacteria.
However, fresh tests were conducted on January 23 and showed that the water is now of ‘excellent quality’ at all sampling sites.
“All bacteria levels are far below the recommended standard levels for coliforms bacteria,” said a media release from the Conservation and Fisheries Department in the Ministry of Natural Resources.
The beach has now officially reopened.
Acting Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer, Kelvin Penn said his team will be conducting further tests for bacteria at the beach.
It was said that the water had initially become contaminated after being exposed to untreated sewage from a non-functioning sewage plant nearby.
The government has announced plans to replace the malfunctioning plant.
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