Water Quality Advisory Still in Effect at Dog Beach in Ocean Beach

by on December 13, 2019 · 0 comments

in Ocean Beach

There is still a water quality advisory for Dog Beach in Ocean Beach – according to the County’s Department of Environmental Health – due to high bacterial levels. Humans and dogs are advised to avoid any water contact at Dog Beach.

The advisory covers the San Diego River Outlet to 300 yards south. It’s been in effect actually since November 26, 2019.

The DEH states, “Bacteria levels may exceed health standards. Avoid water contact in the advisory area.” Here’s some detail:

Bacterial Exceedance Advisories

Bacterial exceedance Advisories are issued when monitoring (laboratory analysis) reveals ocean or bay water quality does not meet State health standards due to high bacterial levels. Department of Environmental Health advises beach users to avoid water contact at beaches posted with these white advisory signs.

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