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: Brackett's Landing is now open for water recreation, Snohomish County
The Snohomish Health District reopened Brackett's landing for water recreation.
Fecal Matters: Health advisory issued for Wing Point Area due to sewage spill, Kitsap County
A health advisory issued for Wing Point Area due to sewage spill in Kitsap County
Fecal Matters: Health advisory issued for Dyes Inlet and Port Washington Narrows due to sewage overflow, Kitsap County
Health advisory issued for Dyes Inlet and Port Washington Narrows due to sewage overflow, Kitsap County.
Fecal Matters: Brackett’s Landing closed to swimming and diving, Snohomish County
The Snohomish Health District issued a closure at Brackett’s Landing.
North Beach County Park is now open for water recreation, Jefferson County
Jefferson County Public Health lifted a no-contact advisory at North Beach County Park.
Fecal Matters: A No-Contact Advisory Issued for North Beach County Park, Jefferson County
Jefferson County Public Health issued a no-contact advisory at North Beach County Park due to an intermittent leak of treated sewage at North Beach.
Fecal Matters: Sunnyside Beach Park and Chambers Creek Regional Park beaches are now open to water recreation, Pierce County
Sunnyside Beach Park and Chambers Creek Regional Park beaches are now OPEN to water recreation, Pierce County
Fecal Matters: Richey Viewpoint is now open for water recreation, King County
Public Health Seattle and King County has opened Richey Viewpoint for water recreation.
Fecal Matters: Mukilteo Lighthouse Park and Des Moines Beach Park are now open for water recreation, Snohomish and King Counties
Mukilteo Lighthouse Park and Des Moines Beach Park are now open for water recreation.
Fecal Matters: Sunnyside Beach Park and Chambers Creek Regional Park beaches are CLOSED to water contact due to a sewage spill, Pierce County
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department issued closures at Sunnyside Beach Park and Chambers Creek Regional Park beaches due to a sewage spill.

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