Ocean Water Quality Rain Advisory in Affect for all LA County Beaches

Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officers are cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall. Individuals who enter the water in these areas could become ill. 

This advisory will be in effect until at least Monday, January 9, 2023, at 7:30 a.m. Advisory may be extended depending on further rainfall. 

Recorded information on beach conditions is available 24 hours a day on the County’s beach closure hotline:  1-800-525-5662.  Information is also available online at: PublicHealth.LACounty.gov/Beach/.

Samantha Bravo
Samantha Bravo
Samantha Bravo is an inspiring photojournalist based in Los Angeles California. She began her journalism career at Pierce College Media Arts Department. Twitter @samanthavbravo

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