Fecal Matters

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, our scientists and BEACH partners sample public beaches on marine waters for bacterial contamination. We collect water samples from high-use beaches to test for fecal bacteria and let the public know when beaches are closed due to health concerns.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, our scientists and BEACH partners sample public beaches on marine waters for bacterial contamination. We collect water samples from high-use beaches to test for fecal bacteria and let the public know when beaches are closed due to health concerns.

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Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for Larrabee State Park/Wildcat Cove, Whatcom County
No-contact advisory issued for Larrabee State Park/Wildcat Cove, Whatcom County
Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for Silverdale Waterfront Park and Lions Field Park, Kitsap County
No-contact advisory issued for Silverdale Waterfront Park and Lions Field Park, Kitsap County.
Fecal Matters: Cormorant Cove beach is now open to water recreation, King County
Cormorant Cove beach is now open to water recreation, King County.
Fecal Matters: Cormorant Cove beach is closed to water recreation, King County
Cormorant Cove beach is closed to water recreation, King County
Fecal Matters: Richey Viewpoint beach is now open to water recreation, King County
Richey Viewpoint beach is now open to water recreation, King County
Fecal Matters: The Mukilteo Lighthouse Park is open for water recreation, Snohomish County
No-contact advisory lifted. Water is safe for swimming and recreation.
Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for the north end of Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, Snohomish County
No-contact advisory issued for the north end of Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, Snohomish County
Fecal Matters: Richey Viewpoint is closed to water recreation, King County
Richey Viewpoint in King County is closed to water recreation.
Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for Richey Viewpoint, King County
Public Health Seattle & King County issued an advisory at Richey Viewpoint beach in King County.
It’s time to talk about poop on the beach
Heading to the beach soon? Check our safe swimming map and help us keep beaches safe this summer.

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