Rosarito beaches closed until further notice

Authorities mentioned that the closure could be extended for at least 15 days

Photo by: Gobierno de Playas de Rosarito

The government of Playas de Rosarito informed on Monday morning about the closure of its beaches due to an electrical failure which caused a spill of untreated water at El Bebé beach.

For her part, the mayor of this municipality, Araceli Brown, mentioned during a live broadcast that now you can not enter these beaches until further notice due to the amount of pollution this generated, which just by walking on them you can get infections.

"The decision was made to close the beach until further notice, there is a spill of sewage from a power failure in the Sewage Treatment Plant, so the beach is very contaminated now," he said.

As a preventive measure the authorities mentioned that they will close their beaches to the general public, a closure that could extend for a period of approximately two weeks, so that no leisure or sports activities can be carried out.

Brown said that as of right now it is not possible to walk, run, much less swim or surf, and invited the population to take care of themselves.

According to the mayor, this occurred due to the wear and tear of the equipment at the Sewage Treatment Plant, which is already old and does not have a power plant.

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