No Swimming at Orange County Beaches Tuesday March 8 2016

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Orange County Public Health has issues a Health Advisory warning to Swimmers to avoid coastal waters due to elevate levels of bacteria after rainfall.

RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT – The Environmental Health staff advises swimmers that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters adjacent to storm drains, creeks and rivers during and after rainstorms.

The elevated levels of bacteria can continue for a period of at least 3 days depending upon the intensity of the rain and the volume of the runoff.

Swimmers should avoid coastal waters impacted by discharging storm drains creeks and rivers and and beach users should avoid any contact with runoff on the beach during dry or wet weather conditions.

Updates by phone: (714) 433-6400.

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