The Paramus Post covers Swim Guide’s launch in California, with quotes from the Russian Riverkeeper:
“Is it safe to swim? That’s the question we get asked most by the public”, stated Don McEnhill, Executive Director of Russian Riverkeeper. “Although our answer is always yes, now people can see the data right on their phones so summer is even better.”
The innovative app originates with a team from the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper chapter, which set out to determine if it was safe to swim in Lake Ontario. Seven years later, with input from more than 100 different beach monitoring sources covering over 1,300 beaches a day and more than 128,000 points of data, people can now check the status and cleanliness of their local beaches in real time.
Swim Guide shares the best information we have at the moment you ask for it. Always obey signs at the beach or advisories from official government agencies. Stay alert and check for other swimming hazards such as dangerous currents and tides. Please report your pollution concerns so Affiliates can help keep other beach-goers safe. Swim Guide, "Swim Drink Fish icons," and associated trademarks are owned by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper.| See Legal.
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