Local

There's a lot of bad stuff in that brown ocean water

Brown water is visible in the water at Zuma Beach in Malibu after the region was pelted with rain.
Brown water is visible in the water at Zuma Beach in Malibu after the region was pelted with rain.
Emily Elena Dugdale/KPCC

Listen to story

00:56
Download this story 0.0MB

LA County Department of Public Health has issued a beach water use advisory for all the county’s beaches. That’s because of rain run-off full of contaminants from the Woolsey Fire burn areas making its way to the ocean. That water contains chemical flame retardant and household paint or cleaning supplies that burned with homes.