Health

Rain Prompts General Beach Advisory, South County Closures

| 12:37 PM

The recent rainfall has prompted a general advisory for San Diego’s coastal waters and a closure for the southernmost stretch of shore. The County Department of Environmental Health warns swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers, and lagoon […]

Health

Campland Beach Closed After Sewage Spill

| 10:02 AM

Update 5/28/2016: The closure has been lifted after testing confirmed water quality meets health standards.

A closure has been issued at Campland Beach in Mission Bay after a sewage spill contaminated the water.

Health

Water Closures Issued for IB, Silver Strand

| 2:36 PM

Updated Nov. 29: Closure lifted for Silver Strand. Remains in effect from border to Carnation Avenue in Imperial Beach.

The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health has expanded the existing water contact closure area at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge shoreline north to include all of Imperial Beach and Silver Strand State Beach. 

Environment

Rain Brings Urban Runoff to County Beaches

| 10:44 AM

The County Department of Environmental Health issued a General Advisory Wednesday for the coastal waters in San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers and other ocean users are reminded to avoid coastal waters for 72 hours, this includes all coastal beaches and all of Mission Bay and San Diego Bay.

Environment

Beachgoers Advised to Avoid Water After Rain

| 4:54 PM

The Department of Environmental Health issued a General Advisory Tuesday for the coastal water of San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in oceans and bays, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers and lagoon outlets that discharge urban runoff.