Long Beach Heal the Bay
The City of Long Beach continued to receive excellent water quality grades from Heal the Bay, with 93 percent of its beaches receiving “A” and “B” grades in the 2016 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today. Long Beach has seen sustained improvements in water quality over the past five years.
The City of Long Beach received 100 percent “A” grades for water quality, including seven (7) “A+” grades, according to the Heal the Bay 2015 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today.
“Our water quality continues to show big improvements thanks to our investments in technology and infrastructure improvements,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.
The City of Long Beach received 86 percent “A” and “B” grades for water quality, a 10 percent improvement over the previous year and a 16 percent improvement over the 5-year average, according to the Heal the Bay 2014 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today.
Long Beach Water Quality Continues Steady Improvement; 90% of Beaches Receive “A” and “B” Grades in Heal the Bay Summer Report
The City of Long Beach is continued its trend of steadily improved recreational water quality, with 90 percent of beaches receiving excellent marks in the Heal the Bay 2013 End of Summer Beach Report Card.
Water quality continues to improve in Long Beach. — photo by Barbara Holbrook
Recreational water quality in Long Beach continued its long-term steady improvement in 2012, based on the water quality grades released today by Heal the Bay in its 2013 Annual Beach Report Card.
Looking for a cool place to beat the heat? Join the City of Long Beach and Friends of Colorado Lagoon (FOCL) as they celebrate the Grand Re-opening of the Colorado Lagoon on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Photo by John Williams
Recreational water quality in Long Beach continues to improve, as grades for city beaches “improved drastically” in the Heal the Bay 2012 Annual Beach Report Card.
“I’m proud to see our efforts to clean our coastal waters are paying off,” said Mayor Bob Foster.
Photo by Ruth L
On Tuesday, Heal the Bay released its report of beach water quality, with Long Beach receiving excellent marks for its beach water quality. Water quality in Long Beach showed “dramatic improvement,” with all beaches receiving an “A” grade except for one “B” at Mother’s Beach from the Heal the Bay 2011 End of Summer Beach Report Card.
City Council votes to ban the use of plastic carry out bags in Long Beach.
On Tuesday, May 17, the Long Beach City Council approved an ordinance that bans merchants from handing out plastic carry-out bags and imposes a ten-cent charge on recyclable, paper carry-out bags at all supermarkets and other grocery stores, pharmacies, drug stores, convenience stores, foodmarts, and Long Beach farmers markets.
The City of Long Beach is joining with Heal the Bay to promote Thursday, December 16, as A Day Without a Bag, when Southland shoppers can take advantage of a giveaway of nearly 20,000 reusable bags at more than 50 locations throughout Los Angeles County.