Long Beach sewage spill

Alamitos Bay Beaches Reopened Saturday Following Acceptable Water Quality Test Results

mothers-beach The City of Long Beach reopened beaches in the Alamitos Bay at 9:00am Saturday morning. City officials have been conducting daily water quality tests inside the Bay following last week’s sewage spill from a private sewer system.

City Health Officer Expands Beach Closures Due to Weekend Sewage Spill

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued The weekend sewage spill from a private sewer system has resulted in additional beach closures in Alamitos Bay. Long Beach City Health Officer Dr. Mitchell Kushner ordered additional recreational beach areas closed Tuesday following a sewage spill on Sunday in the Cerritos Channel, which closed Mother’s Beach swimming area.

5,500 Gallon Raw Sewage Spill Results In Beach Closures West of Belmont Pier

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued Interim City Health Officer, Dr. Mauro Torno, has issued a beach closure order for all open coastal beaches west of the Belmont Pier. The order was issued due to a raw sewage spill estimated at approximately 5,500 gallons that occurred late Saturday in the Arroyo Seco area of South Pasadena (approximately 30 miles from Long Beach).

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). 

Compton Sewage Spill Causes Beach Closures in Long Beach

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued On Saturday, February 11, 2012, a sewage spill in Compton flowed into the Los Angeles River, and City of Long Beach Acting Health Officer, Dr. Mauro Torno, has ordered all open coastal beaches closed.  The spill, estimated at 12,000 gallons, was due to a blocked sewer line, and was reported to Compton Public Works Department yesterday.

Studio City Sewage Spill Causes Beach Closures in Long Beach

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued The City Health Officer, Dr. Helene Calvet, has closed the open coastal beaches in the City of Long Beach following a sewage release into the Los Angeles River near Studio City last night, estimated at 250,000 gallons. According the Los Angeles County Bureau of Sanitation, the recent rains overwhelmed the sewage system and caused the overflow.

Long Beach City Health Officer Reopens Open Coastal Beaches After Closure Due to Sewage Spill

kitesurfing-beach Long Beach City Health Officer Reopens After Sewage Spill Photo by Mr. Babyman City Health Officer, Dr. Helene Calvet, announced today that the beach closure affecting Long Beach’s open coastal beaches has been lifted following laboratory test results confirming that bacteria levels in potentially affected local waters are within acceptable limits.

Burbank Sewage Spill Closes Long Beach Open Coastal Beaches

beach-closed-no-swimming sewage spill Burbank A 50,000-gallon sewage spill in Burbank led to beach closures in Long Beach. City Health Officer Dr. Helene Calvet issued the announcement on Tuesday after the sewage spill entered the Los Angeles River. The closure prohibits water-based recreational activities and is specific to Long Beach’s open coastal beaches from 3rd Place to 72nd Place.

Health Dept closes Colorado Lagoon after sewage spill

colorado-lagoon Water Quality Improvements Celebrated Long Beach City Health Officer Helene Calvet, M.D., has issued a beach closure order for the Colorado Lagoon following a sewage spill Tuesday morning near 3rd Street and Granada Avenue. The spill entered into the storm system and sewage eventually reached Colorado Lagoon.

Beach closed from 3rd Place to Belmont Pier, again

beach-closed-no-swimming sewage spill Burbank City Health Officer Dr. Helene Calvet issued a beach closure Saturday evening, closing Long Beach’s open coastal beaches to water-based recreational activities from 3rd Place to Belmont Pier.  The closure is due to a 1,400 gallon sewage spill in the downtown Long Beach area that flowed into Rainbow Harbor.

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