Current Beach Report

April 21, 2017 - Beach Advisories: 7

The results of 44 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, April 20, 2017, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

ASAN  Adelup Beach Park
PITI  Santos Memorial Park
AGAT  Bangi Beach, Nimitz Beach
UMATAC  Toguan Bay
INARAJAN  Inarajan Bay
CHALAN PAGO-ORDOT  Pago 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.