Health Alert Issued for Beaches Near El Segundo & Dockweiler Beach


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Heads up!

The LA County Department of Public Health issued a health alert for beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo due to "elevated bacteria levels."

According to the health department there currently isn't any sewage being discharged into the ocean but bacteria levels often fluctuate.

These are the beaches currently affected:

  • El Segundo Beach at the Grand Avenue storm drain (Near Dockweiler Tower 60)
  • Dockweiler State Beach at Ballona Creek (near Dockweiler Tower 40);
  • Culver Blvd storm drain; Hyperion Plant outfall; Imperial Highway storm drain (Dockweiler Tower 56); Westchester storm drain; and World Way extension.

Other beaches to avoid:

  • Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica
  • Montana Ave. storm drain at Santa Monica Beach (Santa Monica North Tower 8)
  • Wilshire Boulevard storm drain at Santa Monica Beach (Santa Monica North Tower 12)
  • Temescal Canyon storm drain at Will Rogers State Beach
  • Avalon Beach at Catalina Island (50 feet east of the pier)

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