Current Beach Report

January 13, 2017

Beach Advisories:  18

The results of 44 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, January 12, 2017, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

DEDEDO

Tanguisson Beach

TAMUNING

Naton Beach – San Vitores, Naton Beach – Fujita,

Naton Beach – Matapang Beach Park, Ypao Beach, Dungca’s Beach

HAGATNA

Hagåtña Channel, Hagåtña Bayside Park, West Hagatna Bay – Park,

West Hagatna Bay – West Storm Drain

ASAN

Adelup Point Beach (West), Asan Bay Beach

PITI

Piti Bay, Santos Memorial Park

AGAT

Bangi Beach

UMATAC

Toguan Bay

TALOFOFO

Talofofo 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.