Fairhope beaches have been closed because of high bacteria levels in Mobile Bay.
City officials blame the bacteria on pollution and animal fecal matter being brought in by storm water.
An advisory is now in affect. The public is being asked not to swim or fish in the water near the Fairhope Pier until bacteria levels decrease.
According to Baldwin County Health Department workers, sewer spills have not added to the high pollution levels.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.