Dockweiler State Beach at Ballona Creek

Marina Del Rey, California
Mis à jour par LA Waterkeeper

Dockweiler State Beach features a three mile long shoreline with a picnic area and concession stand. The wide beach is beneath the takeoff path from Los Angeles International Airport. Hang gliding at Dockweiler State Beach has a long history dating back to the 1960's. It is a training facility that also provides excellent dune soaring for the more advanced pilot. It was the first hang gliding park established in conjunction with a city government. Dockweiler is one of the few beaches in Los Angeles County where bonfires are permitted and is popular for barbecues and picnics. This beach is easy to get to and all-day parking is available for a small fee. Lifeguards are on duty during daylight hours.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Qualité de l’eau était satisfaisante dans moins de 60 % des cas
  • Statut Historique
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Juillet 2nd, 2018. LA Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
13°C
Largement éclaircies
FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les semaines de 1 Janvier à 31 Décembre

SOURCES

Beach water is tested either once a week or 5 days a week by the City of Los Angeles Environmental Monitoring Division (EMD), County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services (LACDHS), and Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (LACSD). Freshwater swimming holes, falls and creeks are tested by Council for Watershed Health (CWH) approximately once a week in the summer.

Sample results are emailed from EMD and CWH to LA Waterkeeper, who updates the swim status and information in Swim Guide.

In California, maximum levels for bacteria are established for recreational open beach waters. Single sample maximum levels are 104 Enterococcus /100 ml; and 400 fecal coliform/100 ml; and 10,000 total coliform /100 ml. In waters designated for contact recreation, the median fecal coliform density based on the five most recent samples for any 30-day period shall not exceed 200/100 ml, Fecal and Enterococci density shall not exceed 35/100 ml. Monitoring frequency varies across jurisdictions, most popular beaches are often monitored 5 days a week.

In Los Angeles County bacteriological objectives for freshwater recreation are based on e.coli density. The 30 day geometric mean e.coli density shall not exceed 126/100ml and a single sample limit not to exceed 235/100ml.

Swimmers are advised not to swim within 100 feet of a flowing storm drain. Swimmers are also advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following a rain event in the area.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU

Dockweiler State Beach at Ballona Creek

Marina Del Rey, California
Mis à jour par LA Waterkeeper

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Qualité de l’eau était satisfaisante dans moins de 60 % des cas
  • Statut Historique
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Juillet 2nd, 2018. LA Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
13°C
Largement éclaircies

Dockweiler State Beach features a three mile long shoreline with a picnic area and concession stand. The wide beach is beneath the takeoff path from Los Angeles International Airport. Hang gliding at Dockweiler State Beach has a long history dating back to the 1960's. It is a training facility that also provides excellent dune soaring for the more advanced pilot. It was the first hang gliding park established in conjunction with a city government. Dockweiler is one of the few beaches in Los Angeles County where bonfires are permitted and is popular for barbecues and picnics. This beach is easy to get to and all-day parking is available for a small fee. Lifeguards are on duty during daylight hours.

FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les semaines de 1 Janvier à 31 Décembre

SOURCES

Beach water is tested either once a week or 5 days a week by the City of Los Angeles Environmental Monitoring Division (EMD), County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services (LACDHS), and Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (LACSD). Freshwater swimming holes, falls and creeks are tested by Council for Watershed Health (CWH) approximately once a week in the summer.

Sample results are emailed from EMD and CWH to LA Waterkeeper, who updates the swim status and information in Swim Guide.

In California, maximum levels for bacteria are established for recreational open beach waters. Single sample maximum levels are 104 Enterococcus /100 ml; and 400 fecal coliform/100 ml; and 10,000 total coliform /100 ml. In waters designated for contact recreation, the median fecal coliform density based on the five most recent samples for any 30-day period shall not exceed 200/100 ml, Fecal and Enterococci density shall not exceed 35/100 ml. Monitoring frequency varies across jurisdictions, most popular beaches are often monitored 5 days a week.

In Los Angeles County bacteriological objectives for freshwater recreation are based on e.coli density. The 30 day geometric mean e.coli density shall not exceed 126/100ml and a single sample limit not to exceed 235/100ml.

Swimmers are advised not to swim within 100 feet of a flowing storm drain. Swimmers are also advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following a rain event in the area.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU



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