Dry-Weather monitoring: April - October (40 beaches sampled)
Wet-Weather monitoring: November - March (19 beaches sampled)

For the Week of:  May 20, 2019 - Dry-Weather Monitoring Schedule

NS = Not Sampled due to inaccessibility, unsafe conditions, lab accident, wet-weather or holiday monitoring schedule.

State Standards:

* Total Coliform MPN/100 ml (Std: <10,000/100 ml)
* Fecal Coliform MPN/100 ml (Std: <400/100 ml)
* Enterococcus MPN/100 ml (Std: <104/100 ml)

* Fecal:Total Coliform Ratio when >1000 Total Coliform (Std: 0.1)

To "pass" a sample must be less than the State standard.

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 Meets all State StandardsDate SampledTotal Coliform*Fecal Coliform*Enterococcus*Beach ID and Map
Staircase Beach - Bottom of Footpath Yes 05/14/2019 10 <10 <10 50000 
Rincon Beach - South of Creek Yes 05/20/2019 404 31 <10 1000
Rincon Beach - Base of Footpath Yes 05/20/2019 61 <10 <10 1100
La Conchita Beach - Storm Drain Outfall Yes 05/20/2019 336 74 <10 2500
Oil Piers Beach - South of Drain Yes 05/20/2019 63 31 <10 4000
Hobson County Park Beach - Stairs Yes 05/20/2019 20 <10 <10 5000
Faria County Park Beach - Stairs Yes 05/20/2019 359 <10 <10 7000
Mandos Cove - Storm Drain Outfall Yes 05/20/2019 211 <10 <10 8100
Solimar Beach - East Gate at Creek Yes 05/20/2019 122 <10 <10 10000
Emma Wood State Beach - South of Drain Yes 05/20/2019 86 53 <10 11000
Surfer's Point at Seaside - Across from Handicap Footpath Yes 05/20/2019 213 <10 10 13000
Promenade Park - Figueroa Street Yes 05/20/2019 189 31 20 14000
Promenade Park - Paseo De Playa Street Yes 05/20/2019 145 10 10 15000
Promenade Park - California Street at Drain Yes 05/20/2019 197 20 10 17000
San Buenaventura State Beach - Kalorama Street Yes 05/20/2019 246 41 <10 18000
San Buenaventura State Beach - San Jon Road South of Drain No 05/20/2019 11,199 381 42 19000
San Buenaventura State Beach - Dover Lane Yes 05/20/2019 486 20 64 20000
San Buenaventura State Beach - Weymouth Lane Yes 05/20/2019 431 <10 10 21000
Marina Park Beach - Across from Playground Yes 05/20/2019 388 20 <10 22000
Peninsula Beach - Harbor Cove Yes 05/20/2019 703 20 <10  23000
Surfers' Knoll - Out from Parking Lot Yes 05/20/2019 299 31 <10 25000
Oxnard Beach - 5th Street Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 29000
Oxnard Beach - Outrigger Way Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 30000
Oxnard Bch. Park - Falkirk Avenue Yes 05/14/2019 10 <10 <10 32000
Oxnard Beach Park - Starfish Drive Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 33000
Hollywood Beach - La Crescenta Street Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 34000
Hollywood Beach - Los Robles Street Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 35000
Hobie Beach - Channel Islands Harbor

Yes

05/14/2019 30 <10 <10 36000
Channel Islands Harbor Beach Park - Kiddie Beach Yes  05/14/2019 20 10 <10 37000
Silverstrand Beach - San Nicolas Avenue Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 38000
Silverstrand Beach - Santa Paula Avenue Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 39000
Silverstrand Beach - Sawtelle Avenue Yes 05/14/2019 63 63 <10 40000
Port Hueneme Beach Park - North of Pier Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 41000
Ormond Beach - J Street Drain Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 42000
Ormond Beach - Industrial Drain Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 43000
Ormond Beach - Arnold Road Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 44000
Point Mugu Beach - Out from Parking Lot Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 45000
Thornhill Broome Beach - South of Campground Yes 05/14/2019 <10 <10 <10 46000
Sycamore Cove - South of Creek Yes 05/14/2019 20 10 10 47000
County Line Beach - Sandy Beach Yes 05/14/2019 10 <10 <10 49500

 

State of California Ocean Water Quality Bacterial Standards:

The minimum protective bacteriological standards for water adjacent to public beaches and public water-contact sports areas shall be as follows:

Based on a single sample, the density of bacteria in water from each sampling station at a public beach or public water contact sports area shall not exceed:

  • Total coliform bacteria: 10,000 per 100 milliliters; or
  • Fecal coliform bacteria: 400 per 100 milliliters; or
  • Enterococcus bacteria: 104 per 100 milliliters; or
  • Total coliform bacteria: 1,000 per 100 milliliters, if the ratio of fecal/total coliform bacteria exceeds 0.1.

Based on the mean of the logarithms (geometric mean) of the result of at least five weekly samples during any 30-day sampling period, the density of bacteria in water from any sampling station at a public beach or public water contact sports area, shall not exceed:

  • Total coliform bacteria: 1,000 per 100 milliliters; or
  • Fecal coliform bacteria: 200 per 100 milliliters; or
  • Enterococcus bacteria: 35 per 100 milliliters.