Sanitary Survey: Shellfish Growing Area 46-47, Brigantine to Spray Beach, 1992-1997

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These ocean shellfish growing waters do not contain any point sources of contamination. The area is not detectably affected by the non-point sources associated with rainfall runoff or the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge's bird population. These factors in combination with acceptable water quality support the Approved shellfish growing water classification currently in effect and qualifies this section of coastline to be designated a Remote area. A Remote area by National Shellfish
more » ... itation Program definition allows for a water sampling frequency reduction without any public health consequences. This frees valuable sampling resources to be concentrated in areas containing pollution sources.
doi:10.7282/t3s181j6 fatcat:s6v2h3pwifg3vfivzssy6zenqe