August 9, 2019 – Beach Advisories: 12
The results of 43 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on August 8, 2019, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:
AGAT: Bangi Beach Nimitz Beach Togcha Beach - Namo Togcha Beach - SCA ASAN: Adelup Point Beach (West) Asan Bay Beach CHALAN PAGO: Pago Bay INARAJAN: Inarajan Bay MERIZO: Merizo Pier - Mamaon Channel PITI: Santos Memorial Beach TALOFOFO: Talofofo Bay UMATAC: Umatac Bay Swimming, fishing or playing in unsafe waters may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It may also result in more serious illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, or severe gastroenteritis. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of getting sick when they come in contact with contaminated water.