L.A. County: Beach Closure for RAT Due to Sewage Contamination

LA County has issued a beach closure due to contamination for RAT (Right After Torrance/Redondo) Beach located at southernmost section of Torrance Beach.

Beach Closure due to Sewage Contamination

Beach Closure: Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:

BEACH CLOSURE:

Public Health has issued a beach closure due to sewage discharge affecting all swim areas around:

  • RAT (Right After Torrance/Redondo) Beach located at southernmost section of Torrance Beach

This closure will remain in effect until bacterial levels meet health standards. Closure signs are also posted in these areas.

BEACH AREAS WARNINGS:

    • Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica
    • Mother’s Beach in Marina Del Rey
    • Wilshire Blvd. Storm Drain at Santa Monica Beach (North Tower 12)
    • Redondo Beach Pier in Redondo Beach
    • Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

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