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Study: Beaches across America showed unsafe levels of pollution in 2018

Experts are warning against unsafe levels of pollution at beaches across America.

News 12 Staff

Jul 24, 2019, 11:04 AM

Updated 1,794 days ago

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Experts are warning against unsafe levels of pollution at beaches across America.
They’re advising beachgoers to avoid swallowing ocean water and to rinse off after swimming.

A study found that out of about 4,500 beaches, more than 2,600 had unsafe bacteria levels on at least one day in 2018.

Types of pollution included runoff, sewage overflow and failing septic systems.

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