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Ocean Water Closure in Dana Point

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(Santa Ana, CA) - The OC Health Care Agency, Environmental Health, has closed the ocean water area in Dana Point, 1,500 feet upcoast and 1,500 feet downcoast of the San Juan Creek interface at Doheny State Beach due to a sewage spill. The released spill of approximately 4,000 gallons was caused by an overflow in a main city sewer line in San Juan Capistrano. The affected ocean water area will remain closed to swimming, surfing, and diving 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 our Web site at To report a sewage spill, please call (714) 433-6419.

Map of Dana Point Beach Closure

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