Top 10 Most Polluted Beaches In California Include 6 From San Mateo CountyBeaches in San Mateo County accounted for six of the top 10 most polluted beaches of the state, according to a list released Tuesday by the environmental advocacy group Heal the Bay.
Northern California Beaches Dominate List Of State's DirtiestLast week we learned that Santa Cruz’s Cowell Beach ranked as the dirtiest sand strip in the state, according to Heal the Bay’s annual survey of conditions. However, a closer look at the data shows far more Northern California spots on their “Beach Bummer” list than SoCal locations for the first time in recent years. The designation means that researchers recorded the lowest water quality during the year at those locations.
Santa Cruz's Cowell Beach Ranks Top On 'Beach Bummer' Most Polluted ListA stretch of beach near the wharf in Santa Cruz has the dubious distinction of having the worst water quality on the West Coast, according to a new report.