When MJ Mazurek heads to the beach to enjoy a day of surfing, she’s still haunted by the polluted waters that made her sick. Surfers are barometers for water quality. They are often in the water first and out there the longest, making them the most susceptible to recreational water illnesses. The Swim Guide app (www.theswimguide.org) helps surfers such as MJ Mazurek enter the water with confidence.  With Swim Guide, you can quickly check if your local beach passed the most recent water quality tests and make informed decisions about going in the water.

Watch MJ’s Mazuek’s clean water story below:

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