Latest Haulover Park Stories

2009-10-01 11:42:00

MIRAMAR, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Association Services of Florida employee Jessica Lindley and her mother volunteered at the local Miami-Dade Parks and Recreational volunteer efforts in support of the 24th Annual International Coastal Cleanup. Volunteers around the country hit beaches, lakes, rivers and waterways to help get rid of marine debris - this is the largest volunteer effort of its kind. Ms. Lindley, her mother and over 80 other volunteers showed up to Haulover Beach...

2008-06-27 00:02:13

The Miami-Dade Health Department told swimmers to stay out of the water at 12 Miami-area beaches this week because of high levels of bacteria. Health officials said water samples are analyzed weekly for fecal coliform and enterococci that normally inhabit the intestinal tract of humans and animals and may cause human disease, infections or illness. Fecal pollution may come from storm water run-off, wildlife, pets and human sewage, the agency said Wednesday in a release. Two consecutive...

2008-06-26 12:02:42

By Jennifer Lebovich and Malka Abramoff, The Miami Herald Jun. 26--Swimmers were advised to stay out of the ocean from Golden Beach to Matheson Hammock on Wednesday after health officials discovered bacteria levels exceeding state standards at 12 Miami-Dade beaches. The no-swim advisory came after more beaches failed the bacteria indicator test than at any time since the county joined the state's beach monitoring program in 2002. Swimming in the water can increase risk of...

2008-05-27 15:00:18

South Florida beaches are displaying warnings for swimmers about rip currents and jellyfish in the surf after deadly Memorial Day incidents, officials said. Over the weekend lifeguards had to rescue at least six people from rough water at Crandon and Haulover beaches, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Elkin Sierra told The Miami Herald on Tuesday. Similarly, in Volusia County at least 150 people had to be pulled out of currents along the beach. A riptide apparently pulled a...

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