Vehicles navigating through flooding in Oceano, CA, January 2016

Protect yourself and your loved ones from the dangers of flooding

Residents living in areas with a high risk of flooding are encouraged to take measures to prevent physical damage from flooding during and after rain events.

Avoid spending time in the ocean for three days after a significant rainfall.

Avoid Ocean Water Contact During and After Rainstorms

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department advises the public to avoid ocean water contact during, and at least three days following, significant rainstorms.

Four map-based tools make information easy to find based on SLO County location.

Environmental Health Tools Display Information by SLO County Location

Maps display information about food facility inspections, beach water quality, mosquito surveillance, and water well drilling.

Big waves in Pismo Beach. Photo by Micahel E. Simpson.

Beach Water Quality Map Viewer and Data Dashboard Now Available

View the new mobile friendly interactive beach water quality map.

Burger, tomatoes, and lettuce, photo courtesy of

Map Viewer with Food Inspection Results Now Available

View the new mobile friendly interactive food facilities map with inspection results.