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01/07/22 Beach Report

All Living Things Of The Earth Are One • Manunu Todu I Manlåla’la’

January 7, 2022: 


 

Beach Advisories: 3

The results of 43 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on January 6, 2021, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

Asan:
Asan Bay Beach

Talofofo:
Talofofo Bay

Tamuning:
East Hagåtña Bay – Trinchera Beach

Guam EPA is urging residents to stay safe. Recreational activities in unsafe beaches may result in minor illnesses such as sore throats or diarrhea. It might 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.