1 in 10 U.S. Beaches fails bacterias test Swimmers, take heed: 10 percent of water samples taken from U.S. Coastal and lake beaches fail to meet safety criteria established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Company, a new report finds. There may be hidden hazards lurking in many of our waterways in the form of bacteria and infections that can cause a great inventory of illnesses like dysentery, hepatitis, stomach flu, infections and rashes, Steve Fleischli, water plan director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, said at a Wednesday press conference. Best U.S. Beaches 2013 The best beaches in the country according to Dr. Beach, coastal professional Stephen P. Leatherman Of 3 nearly, 500 samples taken at beaches around the united states annually, Great Lakes seashores have the best failure rate, with high bacteria levels excessively, the defense council said.Bases in 27 says. REACH was founded in 1987 by Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital emergency section doctor, Dr. John L. McDonald. The business has grown under the leadership of Jim Adams, ceo and Dr. McDonald's sons, Dan and Patrick McDonald. Dr. McDonald passed on in 2000. REACH now serves Oregon, California and Texas from 18 bases of procedure and employs nearly 400. I see this chance of becoming section of the AMGH family members as a great fit and it is very thrilling to us. We anticipate getting the scale benefits of being component of a more substantial air medical service provider while staying true to what has produced REACH a respected caregiver to your patients and a reliable partner to your customers and employees – now and into the long term, says Sean Russell, newly-appointed President of REACH.