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Oregon Beaches Water Quality Report

beach water quality

The 24th annual Vacation Beach Water Quality Report is out and Oregon beaches scored poorly.  Oregon beaches ranked 18 out of 30 states for overall beach water quality. Common pollutants include viruses, bacteria and parasites in the water.  So what can you do? Right now the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are taking public input on their Clean Water Protection rule.

Take action here

A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches




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