Current Beach Report

February 16, 2018 – Beach Advisories: 10

The results of 43 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on February 15, 2018, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

Agat
Bangi Beach
Togcha Beach – Agat

Asan
Adelup Point Beach (West)
Asan Bay Beach

Chalan Pago
Pago Bay

Hagatna
Hagatna Bayside Park
Hagatna Channel – Outrigger Ramp
West Hagatna Bay – Park

Piti
Santos Memorial

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.