Here's how to check the water quality at your favorite San Diego beaches

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Health officials are reminding residents that they can check the water quality of San Diego beaches before heading out.

The County of San Diego’s Department of Environmental Health checks the water on a regular basis and posts that information online.

Due to the need to warn residents if water quality is poor, the county developed the “Check Before You Get In” website.

The site allows people to check water conditions at more than 80 local beaches. According to officials, employees of the health department check 85 samples per week from April 1 to October 31.

Click here to check out the website and see what the water is like before heading out.

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