Mississippi Has Some Of The Dirtiest Beaches In The Nation Due To Fecal Bacteria

Mississippi’s beaches aren’t exactly known for having the cleanest water. However, you may be surprised to learn just how unclean the water actually is. Even worse, is what it’s contaminated with. Take a look:

So, did you know what was lurking in the beach water? Does it affect the chances of you visiting the beach? Or, do you already avoid the beaches on the Gulf Coast? Tell us in the comments section.

The beaches may be closed but there are plenty of other places to cool off. Read about a few of them here.