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Ocean water bacteria levels meet state health standards.

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Ocean water bacteria levels exceed state health standards and may cause illness. More Information

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Ocean water is closed due to sewage or contaminated water.


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CLOSURES:

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Ocean and bay waters are closed when an immediate health hazard is identified. Click a closure when displayed to see the location.

No ocean, harbor, or bay water closures are currently in effect.

WARNINGS:

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Ocean and bay waters are posted with warning signs when bacterial levels in ocean or bay waters exceed health standards. Click a posting when displayed to see the location.

Dana Point Harbor 

ADVISORIES

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Ocean or bay water advisories are issued to alert the public of real or possible elevated bacteria levels associated with urban and storm runoff at outlets, such as storm drains, creeks and rivers that can impact ocean and bay waters. Click an advisory when displayed to see the outlet location where ocean bacterial levels have exceeded health standards in the mixing zone between the runoff and the receiving ocean water.

Laguna Beach – 150 feet at the projection of Bluebird Canyon (posted 1/19/22)

The Environmental Health staff advises swimmers that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters adjacent to storm drains, creeks and rivers. Swimmers should avoid coastal waters impacted by discharging storm drains creeks and rivers, and beach users should avoid contact with any runoff on the beach during dry or wet weather conditions.

The Latest Water Quality Report

This report provides an updated analysis of bacteriological water quality data for Orange County’s recreational waters and includes data on sewage spills and related ocean, harbor and bay water closures.

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