Current Beach Report

March 24, 2017 - Beach Advisories: 3

 

The results of 44 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, March 23, 2017, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

ASAN  Asan Bay Beach
AGAT  Togcha Beach – near Southern Christian Academy
TALOFOFO  Togcha 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.