Keeping Up with Manhattan Beach & Refugio
Any oil spill or other oil situation is of concern to us all — whether it’s in the Santa Monica Bay, in the greater region, or around the world. With the proximity of the current spill at Refugio and oil tar sightings at Manhattan Beach, places many of us visit, here is information on helping wildlife and getting updates:
Updates and to volunteer, please visit: DFW / OSPR – Cal Spill Watch
To report oiled wildlife sightings, please call Oil Wildlife Care Network HOTLINE: 877-823-6926
For recorded beach conditions, 24-hours a day, L.A. County’s beach advisory hotline is 800-525-5662, or info online, http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/beach.
Kick off the boating season with a free mobile sewage pumpout!
Dumping raw sewage into waterways can spread disease, harms aquatic life, lowers oxygen levels in the water, and is just gross. And it’s against the law to dump in U.S. navigable waters. Click here to learn more about the effects of sewage in our waterways and get a free mobile pumpout to jump start your boating season.
For your very own cruisers guide and to locate a sewage pumpout location, download the Southern California Boater’s Guide app from iTunes.