3 SoCal Beaches Among the Most Polluted in the State

3 SoCal Beaches Among the Most Polluted in the State


Littered Pacific Ocean, Long Beach, Southern California. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Three Southern California beaches are among the 10 most polluted in the state.

Heal the Bay’s 28th annual Beach Report Card included the Beach Bummer List, which alerts beachgoers to coastal areas of elevated pollution and bacteria.

At the very bottom is Poche Beach in San Clemente, which the organization considers “the single most polluted beach in the state.”

Also included in the list of the most polluted beaches is Santa Monica Pier and the harbor side of Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro…

Read Full Article; KTLA (06-07-2017)

Bummer at the Beach: Northern California Home to 7 of State’s Top 10 Most Polluted Beaches; NBC News (06-07-2017)
Five of California’s most polluted beaches are situated in the greater Bay Area, according to the report…

MRSA: Bad Boy Bacteria, By Sharlene Pilkey (05-23-2010)
It used to be swimmers ear, (otis exterma,) and then it was swimmers itch (cercarial dermatitis) if you went to the beach, everybody got it at one time or another, but now there is a new bully bacteria hiding on supposedly pristine beaches world-wide…

Cost of recreating in polluted water estimated at $2.9 billion nationwide! SurfRiders (01-24-2018)

Sea swimming increases ailments; Science daily (02-27-2018)
People who swim, bathe or take part in water sports in the sea are substantially more likely to experience stomach bugs, ear aches and other types of illness than those who do not…

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