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City Manager Appoints Tom Modica to Assistant City Manager Position

tom-modica Today City Manager Patrick H. West announced the appointment of Tom Modica to the position of Assistant City Manager. Section 301 of the City Charter provides the authority for the City Manager to appoint an Assistant City Manager with the confirmation of the City Council.

No Contamination from Compton Sewage Spill; Rain Causes New Problems for Long Beach Coastline

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued The recent Compton sewage spill that entered the Los Angeles River showed no indication of contaminating ocean waters along the Long Beach coastline, according to testing conducted by the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department). 

Beach Advisory Issued Following Heavy Rains

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued The Interim City Health Officer, Dr. Mauro Torno, has issued an advisory for the beaches in the City of Long Beach following today’s rain.  After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more) high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean.

City Health Officer Issues Health Advisory After Heavy Rainfall

mothers-beach Acting City Health Officer, Dr. Mauro Torno, has issued a Rain Advisory for the beaches in the City of Long Beach following the rain experienced in the last 24 hours. After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more) high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean.

Beach Warnings Issued by City Health Official

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued The Interim City Health Officer, Dr. Mauro Torno, has issued an advisory for the beaches in the City of Long Beach following the recent rain. After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more) high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean.

City Health Officer Advises Avoid Ocean Water Contact for at Least 72 hours

storm-longbeach Interim City Health Officer, Dr. Mauro Torno, has issued a Rain Advisory for the beaches in Long Beach following the rain experienced in the last 24 hours. After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more), high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean.

City Health Officer Issues Health Advisory For Beaches

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued The City Health Officer, Dr. Helene Calvet, has issued an advisory for the beaches in the City of Long Beach following the rain experienced this weekend. After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more) high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean.

Beach Advisory Issued Following Rainstorm

water quality in Long Beach continues to improve Photo by John Williams The City Health Officer, Dr. Helene Calvet, has issued an advisory for the beaches in the City of Long Beach following the rain experienced this week.  After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more) high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean.

Beach Advisory Issued Following Rainstorm

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued The City Health Officer, Dr. Helene Calvet, has issued an advisory for the beaches in the City of Long Beach following the rain experienced last night and today.  After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more) high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean.

Rain Barrel Pilot Program explores ways to conserve water

barrels for harvesting rainwater Rain barrels will be available by application to the first 100 Long Beach residents at no charge to reduce stormwater runoff and to conserve water. The Rain Barrel Pilot Program is sponsored by the Office of Sustainability to encourage residents to rescue rainwater and thereby reduce usage of potable water within Long Beach.

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