Human Waste. Photo by ©©Alan Cleaver
NRDC’s annual survey of water quality and public notification at U.S. beaches finds that the number of beach closings and advisories in 2010 reached 24,091, the second-highest level since NRDC began tracking these events 21 years ago, confirming that our nation’s beaches continue to suffer from bacterial pollution that puts swimmers at risk…
Beach Notification Summary, EPA
To help beachgoers make informed decisions about swimming at U.S.beaches, EPA annually publishes a summary report and data about beach closings and advisories for the previous year’s swimming season. Beaches are currently being monitored for the 2011 swimming season.