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Current Beach Report

Todu Y Nilala T Tano Man Uno • All Living Things Are One

June 21, 2019 – Beach Advisories: 7


The results of 43 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on June 20, 2019, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

Agat:
Nimitz Beach
Togcha Beach - Agat
Togcha Beach - Namo

Hagåtña:
Hagatna Bayside Park

Merizo:
Merizo Pier - Mamaon Channel

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.