The Florida Department of Health in Bay County advises against swimming in Watson Bayou until further notice.

PANAMA CITY — A swimming advisory was reissued for Watson Bayou in Panama City following a raw sewage spill of about 1,800 gallons.

“A repair completed on a gravity line main in the stormwater ditch came apart. This caused the untreated sewage to enter the ditch and empty into Watson Bayou,” a news release stated.

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County advises against swimming in Watson Bayou until further notice.