The following is a press release issued by Mendocino County Public Health:
The Environmental Health Division of Mendocino County Public Health received bacteriological ocean water quality sampling results for the week of May 16, 2022 that indicate that the ocean water quality at Pudding Creek Beach in Fort Bragg does not meet State standards.
Warning signs have been posted at Pudding Creek warning the public to avoid contact with ocean water due to an increased risk to human health. Contact with ocean water should be avoided for 50 yards on either side of the drainage entering the ocean. Pudding Creek is located along Hwy 1 at the north end of Fort Bragg.
Pudding Creek will remain posted with the warning signs until water quality meets minimum standards specified by the State of California regulations. Environmental Health Division staff determine this safety standard based on bacteriological findings in their regular water