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Green flag on Rota; red flag at 1 Saipan site

(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzes water samples collected from Rota’s recreational beaches and storm water drainages this week as part of the regularly scheduled sampling.

None of the samples collected contained excessive concentration of fecal indicator bacteria nor did they exceed CNMI marine water quality standards. Therefore, DEQ assigns all of the sampled beach sites a green flag.

On Saipan, however, BECQ has given the following location a red flag and advises the public not to fish or swim within 300 feet of the location for the next 48 hours or until otherwise notified:

Garapan Fishing Dock