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21 beaches listed as unsafe this weekend

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October 5, 2018 – Beach Advisories: 21


The results of 43 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on October 3, 2018, identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:

AGAT:
Bangi Beach
Togcha Beach

ASAN:
Adelup Beach Park
Asan Bay Beach

CHALAN PAGO:
Pago Bay

HAGATNA:
Hagatna Bayside Park
Hagatna Channel
Hagatna Channel – Outrigger Ramp
Padre Palomo Park Beach
West Hagatna Bay – Park
West Hagatna Bay – West Storm Drain

INARAJAN:
Inarajan Bay
Inarajan Pool

PITI:
Piti Bay
Santos Memorial

TAMUNING:
Dungca’s Beach
Naton Beach – Guma Trankilidat

TALOFOFO:
Talofofo Bay
Togcha Beach

UMATAC:
Umatac Bay
Toguan 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.

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