All swimming areas in Long Beach that were forced closed since Monday’s sewage spill are now open, city health officials announced Thursday afternoon.
All Alamitos Bay beaches have been ordered closed by city health officials after 7,500 gallons of sewage spilled into the bay area on early Monday, officials announced that evening.
The spill near Colorado Lagoon was followed by at least seven sewage spills in the Greater Long Beach area that were reported Sunday evening and this morning, officials said in a press release.
All coastal beaches in Long Beach were declared safe to swim in by city health officials Friday afternoon following a massive sewage spill that began in Los Angeles on Monday.
Long Beach beaches remain closed today following a sewage spill on Monday that has now released about 2.4 million gallons of sewage into the Los Angeles River due to a broken pipe in Los Angeles, authorities said.
Long Beach's Colorado Lagoon and Mother's Beach have been re-opened for 'full body water contact' by city health officials following the spill of about 700 gallons of sewage Tuesday night.
Long Beach health officials on Thursday reopened the final section of open coastal beaches that were initially closed more than two weeks ago, when a large sewage spill 33 miles upstream from the city caused high bacteria levels.
Long Beach health officials re-opened coastal beaches east of Molino Avenue on Thursday after lab results showed bacteria levels within state standards, according to a press release.