Withers Swash is a popular spot to wade and search for shells in Myrtle Beach on Friday, March 18, 2016. A sign has been at the swash, as other outfalls, for years cautioning swimming at the location. The sign reads, “Caution High bacteria levels are routinely present at this location, especially in days following rainfall events. Swimming is not advised within 200 feet of this swash/stormwater outfall. Wading, fishing and shell collection do not present a risk. For information about this advisory contact your local DHEC office or call (803) 898-4015."
Withers Swash is a popular spot to wade and search for shells in Myrtle Beach on Friday, March 18, 2016. A sign has been at the swash, as other outfalls, for years cautioning swimming at the location. The sign reads, “Caution High bacteria levels are routinely present at this location, especially in days following rainfall events. Swimming is not advised within 200 feet of this swash/stormwater outfall. Wading, fishing and shell collection do not present a risk. For information about this advisory contact your local DHEC office or call (803) 898-4015." Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com
Withers Swash is a popular spot to wade and search for shells in Myrtle Beach on Friday, March 18, 2016. A sign has been at the swash, as other outfalls, for years cautioning swimming at the location. The sign reads, “Caution High bacteria levels are routinely present at this location, especially in days following rainfall events. Swimming is not advised within 200 feet of this swash/stormwater outfall. Wading, fishing and shell collection do not present a risk. For information about this advisory contact your local DHEC office or call (803) 898-4015." Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com

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