Swimming advisory for several Newport News beaches has been lifted

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UPDATE: The swimming advisory for King Lincoln Park Beach, Huntington Park Beach, and Hilton Beach in Newport News has been lifted. 


 

A swimming advisory has been issued for King Lincoln Park Beach, Huntington Park Beach, and Hilton Beach in Newport News.

Water samples collected Tuesday by the Peninsula Health District show bacteria levels in the water exceeded State Water Quality Standards.

A sign is posted at the beach alerting the public of the advisory.

Health officials will remove the sign and notify the public again when the bacteria levels decrease to levels that meet the State Water Quality Standards.