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OC Health Care Agency Issues Bay Water Closure

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(Santa Ana, CA) – The OC Health Care Agency Environmental Health Division has closed the bay water area at Aloha Drive bridge in the City of Newport Beach. The spill of approximately 140 gallons was caused by a breakage in a force main sewer line.

The affected ocean water area will remain closed to ocean water contact sports for a minimum of 3 days and until the results of follow-up water quality monitoring meet acceptable standards.

For information regarding Orange County ocean, bay or harbor postings and closures, please call (714) 433-6400 or visit To report a sewage spill, please call (714) 433-6419.

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