TORRANCE (CNS) – A stretch of beach just south of Torrance remains closed today due to a sewage discharge.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health closed RAT Beach on Sept. 7. According to the department, samples were taken on Saturday which showed that bacteria did not meet the state standards.
Sampling is done daily, and the beach will remained closed until two consecutive test results indicate that bacteria levels meet health standards.
The beach is just south of Torrance and north of Palos Verdes.
Beach areas under warning due to bacteria levels exceeding health standards, include Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Mother’s Beach in Marina Del Rey, 40th Street extension and Manhattan Beach Pier in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach Pier in Redondo Beach and Redondo Beach at Sapphire Street.