Contact BEACH

You can report problems and concerns at beaches by contacting the BEACH program. Sign up for our listserv. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Problem at your beach?

Report an environmental issue such as sewage or oil spills or other environmental issues.

Call or write BEACH staff

Contact BEACH (Beach Environmental Assessment, Communication, and Health) staff if you have questions about our saltwater swimming safety program.

Julianne Ruffner
BEACH Program Lead

Laura Hermanson
BEACH Program Specialist

BEACH Fax: 360-407-6884

BEACH Cell Phone: 360-480-4868 (In case of emergency)

Mail to:
Washington State Department of Ecology
BEACH Program, Environmental Assessment Program
PO Box 47710
Olympia, WA 98504-7710

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Learn about program updates, education, high bacteria counts, and beach postings.

Get email updates

Join the BEACH Listserv to get email update whenever a beach advisory is put in place or lifted.