Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches including Malibu Lagoon

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued a warning Wednesday for people planning to swim or surf at some beaches including Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach due to high bacteria levels.

The department issued a warning for the following beaches:

-Mother’s Beach in Marina Del Rey 

-Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach 

-Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica 

-Castlerock Storm Drain at Topanga County Beach 

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

Recorded information on beach conditions is available 24- hours a day on the County’s beach closure hotline: 1-800- 525-5662. To view a map of impacted locations and for more information visit: 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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