Beach Warnings In Mississippi!
Mississippi's Department of Environmental Quality has posted more warnings of high bacteria levels along Mississippi beaches.
But there have been fewer sewer-related problems in the past few years than there used to be, because most cities replaced infrastructure such as sewers and pumping stations after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
MDEQ has issued 22 bacteria warnings at Gulf Coast beaches since January. During all of last year, it issued 21.