Thank you for sharing information about your beach-related illness with Surfrider Foundation. Below are some tips for submitting your illness report. Visit to learn more about health threats from polluted coastal waters, check the water quality at your local beaches, and contact your local health department.

Title - Short description of your illness and where you got it.

Description - Provide as much info as you like to describe what happened and where.

Categories - You must click the category box.

Map - Use the "Find Location" tool under the map to quickly move the marker to your city or town or zoom in on the map and drag the marker to your beach. Then use "Location Name" to give the specific name of the beach and town.

Personal Info - We will never share your name or email with the public.

If you witness a pollution event please be sure to contact your local authorities to alert them.