Goodbye by the Sea: Spreading Ashes in California
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Regulations for Spreading Ashes at Sea in California
Scattering at sea cannot take place with in 500 yard of the shoreline,and includes the inland navigable water of the state.
Scattering at sea does not include lakes and streams,nor does it include scattering from a bridge of pier (HSC $ 7117(c)), which is far enough to ensure that the ashes will be dispersed by the ocean currents.In addition, biodegradable urns must be used to prevent any damage to the marine ecosystem. These urns are designed to dissolve in water, ensuring that the ashes are released into the ocean safely and without any negative impact on the environment.
Choosing the Right Location for Scattering Ashes
There are many beautiful and peaceful locations along California’s coastline that could provide a fitting tribute for your loved one. California’s coastline stretches over 840 miles, providing ample opportunities for scattering ashes at sea. However, it’s important to choose a location that holds special meaning for you and your loved one. Some popular locations for scattering ashes include Big Sur, Point Reyes, and La Jolla Cove. These locations offer stunning views, clear water, and a peaceful environment that can help create a meaningful and personal tribute.
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