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Environmental Health Supervisors

Leslie Terry

(805) 781-5553; [email protected]

  • Beach Water Quality, Cross-Connection, Land Use, Small Public Water Systems, Water Well Programs and Vector Programs

Aaron LaBarre

(805) 781-5595; [email protected]

  • Body Art, Food Protection, Swimming Pools and Spas.

Peter Hague 

(805) 781-5554; [email protected]

  • Hazardous Materials (CUPA) Programs
Photo by Micahel E. Simpson.

Beach Water Quality Map Viewer and Data Dashboard Now Available

Author: Environmental Health Staff
Date: 3/4/2020 11:50:34 AM

View the new mobile friendly interactive beach water quality map.


Planning a trip to the beach this week? Whether you surf, swim, run through the waves or just walk along the shores,  you can be in tune with the latest beach water quality testing results.  Every week, our Environmental Health team heads out to 19 beach water testing sites from San Simeon down to Oceano to test for three types of indicator bacteria, and reports the timely lab results via our mobile-friendly SurfSafeSLO

For those interested in more current and historical beach water quality information, check out the new Interactive Beach Water Quality Dashboard.