Ottawa Riverkeeper announces Swim Guide:
Water quality is tested daily at Ottawa’s beaches, and now that information is even easier to access anywhere and anytime.
Beaches are updated in real-time as safe for swimming (green) or unsafe (red).
Users can also look at the history of any beach, and even who’s taking the water samples.
“We’ll also tell you which beaches are the cleanest beaches historically and it allows you to use social networking so you can Tweet or post on Facebook to your friends where you’re at.”
“It’s a really nice interactive tool and a really great way to get people thinking about the water quality that they’re swimming in,” said Brown.
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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