New Water Quality Grades Are In

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Beach Report Card Unveils New Grades

We just published our Annual Beach Report Card and a major update to the website powered with NowCast. You deserve to know – before you go in the ocean – when unseen bacterial pollution could harm you and your family. Explore the latest grades, Beach Bummers and Honor Roll.

Let’s Keep Ocean Lovers Safe

Please support our scientists and their important work to help keep you and millions of other beachgoers healthy and safe this summer. A $30 donation today will help us triple the number of NowCast beaches for which we provide daily water-quality forecasts.

Our Impact

Beach cleanups are just the beginning. Heal the Bay staff work to mobilize L.A.’s many diverse communities to protect our coastline, revitalize our urban waterways, and speak out for smart water policy.

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Become a Wavemaker

Ripples become waves. Join our vibrant community of members by volunteering, attending an orientation, or making a financial donation to protect what you love.

Get Involved

Visit Our Aquarium

Steps from the ocean, an underwater wonderland awaits. Our kid-friendly Santa Monica Pier Aquarium features 100+ species of marine life that live right offshore.

Dive In

Summit to Sea

Healing the Bay starts farther inland than you might think. Take an interactive trip with us as we follow water’s journey from the Sierras to Santa Monica Bay.