Current Beach Report

December 2, 2016

Beach Advisories:  15

The results of 44 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, December 1, 2016, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

TAMUNING- Gognga Beach, Naton Beach – San Vitores, East Hagåtña Bay – Trinchera Beach

HAGATNA- Padre Palomo Park Beach, Hagåtña Channel – Outrigger Ramp, Hagåtña Bayside Park, West Hagatna Bay – Park, West Hagatna Bay – West Storm Drain

ASAN- Adelup Beach Park, Asan Bay Beach

PITI- Piti Bay, Santos Memorial Park

AGAT- Bangi Beach

UMATAC- Toguan Bay

TALOFOFO- Talofofo 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.