Rota Marine Water Quality Report for the Week of May 07, 2020

The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) analyzed marine water samples collected from Rota’s recreational beaches and storm drainages this week. 

None of the samples collected contained excessive concentration of fecal indicator bacteria nor did they exceed the CNMI Marine Water Quality Standards.  Therefore, BECQ assigns all of the sampled beach sites a GREEN FLAG.

BECQ analyzed samples of marine recreational and storm drainage water from 12 locations on Rota Island. Marine Water Quality Reports are also provided at

Interested individuals and organizations can also receive email notifications of the weekly marine water quality reports.  To do so, please send an email to

BECQ welcomes all inquiries as to the quality of the beach water.  The public is encouraged to contact BECQ at 286-1054 with any questions concerning this matter. 

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First COVID-19 Diagnosis Identified for Tinian

The Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) would like to inform the public that two (2) additional people have been recently confirmed to have contracted COVID-19, bringing CNMI’s current case count to 33* since March 28, 2020.

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