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Ketchikan Beaches

2020 Ketchikan Beaches

Alaska DEC Beach Advisories Map

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Monitoring Status: INACTIVE – Final sampling of 2020 recreation season occurred 9/17/2020

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  • Green = Safe Bacteria Levels.
  • Red = Unsafe Bacteria Levels.

Bacteria monitoring on 12 Ketchikan beaches began in May and continued through the 2020 recreational season. Weekly marine water sampling was conducted to evaluate potential public health risks indicated by fecal coliform and enterococci bacteria, and to notify the public when levels exceeded state standards. For more detailed information, click on documents linked below and previous year tabs above.

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2019 Ketchikan Beaches

The Ketchikan Beach Monitoring Program has completed the bacteria sampling for the 2019 recreational season at 12 Ketchikan beaches. Marine water samples were collected weekly from mid-May through mid-September to evaluate potential health risks indicated by fecal coliform and enterococci bacteria, and to notify the public when levels exceeded state standards. For more detailed information, click on the 2017-2019 Ketchikan Beach Monitoring Comprehensive Report attached below.

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2018 Ketchikan Beaches

The Ketchikan Beach Monitoring Program has completed the bacteria sampling for the 2018 recreational season at 13 Ketchikan beaches. Marine water samples were collected weekly from mid-May through mid-September to evaluate potential health risks indicated by fecal coliform and enterococci bacteria, and to notify the public when levels exceeded state standards. For more detailed information, click on the 2017-2018 Ketchikan Beach Field Report attached below.

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2017 Ketchikan Beaches

The Ketchikan Beach Monitoring Program has completed the bacteria sampling for the 2017 recreational season at 9 Ketchikan beaches. Marine water samples were collected weekly from July through September to evaluate potential health risks indicated by fecal coliform and enterococci bacteria, and to notify the public when levels exceeded state standards. For more detailed information, click on the 2017 Ketchikan BEACH Monitoring report and press release links below.

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