County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
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The "WARNING" sign with the "YELLOW" background is used in areas of the beach where testing indicates that bacteria levels exceed State bacteriological standards. Contact with ocean water in these areas may cause individuals to become ill. Avoid water contact where signs are posted and areas between posted signs. Signs are normally posted every 50 yards.
The "WARNING" sign with the "WHITE" background is used at or near storm drains to warn people of elevated bacteria levels at or adjacent to the storm drain. Contact with ocean water in these areas may cause individuals to become ill. Avoid water contact where signs are posted and areas between posted signs. Signs are normally posted every 50 yards.
The "BEACH CLOSED" sign with the "RED" background is used when there is a sewage spill or chemical discharge affecting ocean waters. It means the water is contaminated and individuals should avoid any and all water contact. Avoid water contact where signs are posted and areas between posted signs.
The "BEACH WATER QUALITY ADVISORIES" sign is used to provide links to beach water quality information via a QR code and website link to the Beach Advisories page of the Environmental Health website, and by providing the Beach Water Quality Hotline phone number. Signs may be posted at beach entrances and at the beach.
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