Humboldt County is funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Beach Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act (BEACH Act) to monitor for the presence of bacteria in ocean water areas. Water samples are takenthat deliver stormwater into the ocean.
The following beach is posted:
- Luffenholtz Beach/Creek
|Clam Beach County Park||No||7/6/2020||717||No||20||No||74||No|
|North Mad River Mouth||No||7/6/2020||<10||No||<10||No||<10||No|
|Trinidad State Park / Mill Creek||No||7/6/2020||109||No||31||No||<10||No|
All units are in are in MPN/100 ml. MPN = "most probable number".
State water quality standards for bacteria in recreational waters are not to exceed:
*Fecal coliform to total coliform ratio exceeds 0.1, and the total coliform count exceeds 1,000 MPN
NOWCAST Predictive Modeling now includes Luffenholtz Beach. Visit beachreportcard.org and enter "Luffenholtz" into the "search for your favorite beach" form field.
For more information, visit beachreportcard.org.