Good Evening North and Mid Coast Partners and Stakeholders,

Please see the table below for the final North and Mid Coast (Rockaway to D River) sampling results collected on 9/1/2020. All marine samples were below the beach action value (BAV) of 130 MPN.

Please note: The Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP) is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Act. The Act allows OBMP to issue health advisories for marine water only; fresh water exceedances are not included. There were two fresh water exceedances. One in Rock Creek at Rockaway Beach (South 1st Ave. parking area) and in Watseco/Heltmiller Creek at Twin Rocks Beach.

 

Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP)

 

Item     #

Site ID

Site Description

marine or fresh

Date Sampled

Enterococcus (MPN/100ml)

 

 

1

29386

Rockaway Beach at Rock Creek (South 1st Avenue)

marine

9/1/2020

<10

 

2

34724

Rock Cr. at Rockaway Beach (South 1st Ave. parking area)

fresh

9/1/2020

199

 

3

29385

Rockaway Beach at Saltair creek (South 6th Avenue)

marine

9/1/2020

10

 

4

34725

Saltair Cr. at Rockaway Beach (South 6th Ave.access)

fresh

9/1/2020

41

 

5

30510

Twin Rocks Beach at Watseco Creek

marine

9/1/2020

20

 

6

30890

Watseco/Heltmiller CR at Twin Rocks Beach at W of Pacific ST

fresh

9/1/2020

203

 

7

38607

Hawk Creek at the Salem Avenue bridge

fresh

9/1/2020

20

 

8

38608

Neskowin Creek 50 m upstream of the confluence with Hawk Creek

fresh

9/1/2020

<10

 

9

30513

Neskowin Beach 100 meters north of Neskowin Creek

marine

9/1/2020

<10

 

10

32133

Neskowin Beach 100 meters south of Neskowin Creek

marine

9/1/2020

41

 

11

10526

D River at Hwy. 101 Bridge

fresh

9/1/2020

10

FP

12

10526

D River at Hwy. 101 Bridge (Duplicate)

fresh

9/1/2020

41

FD

13

29346

D River Beach at north corner of parking lot

marine

9/1/2020

<10

FP

14

29346

D River Beach at north corner of parking lot (Duplicate)

marine

9/1/2020

<10

FD

15

29345

D River Beach west of restroom

marine

9/1/2020

<10

 

16

29344

D River Beach 200 meters south of restroom

marine

9/1/2020

<10

 

 

FP – field primary

FD – field duplicate

 

Have a nice day,

Alyssa

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Alyssa McClean, MPH

Healthy Waters Program Coordinator

Pronouns: she/her

OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY

Public Health Division

Environmental Public Health

Phone: 971-673-1124

Fax: 971-673-0979

Alyssa.k.mcclean@state.or.us

http://www.oregon.gov/OHA