Posts by Danica Abrams

Posted: February 27, 2023 at 2:59 pm

San Francisco rang in the new year with a series of atmospheric river events that had catastrophic impacts across California. These record-breaking storms beg the question: “​​What is it called when two 100-year storms hit the Bay Area in one week? Is it a 200-year storm? A statistical anomaly? Or the new normal?” – Sejal Choksi-Chugh, …

Posted: December 12, 2022 at 1:54 pm

Swim Guide is fortunate to work alongside many incredible environmental organizations worldwide. This year we are excited to say that 12 new affiliates joined the platform, each working towards a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. Algoma Public Health Algoma Public Health (APH) is a public health agency committed to improving health and reducing social inequities in …

Posted: September 29, 2022 at 4:15 pm

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Elizabeth (Liz) Cute, the Senior Community Engagement Manager at Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper. Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: Buffalo, New York USA Number of regions: 9 Number of sites: 27 Sampling season: Sampling season starts Victoria Day Weekend and ends Labour Day Weekend Sampling frequency: Collected weekly …

Posted: July 20, 2022 at 12:54 pm

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Erin Donmoyer, the Black-Sampit Riverkeeper to learn more about the development of the new Riverkeeper program for the Black and Sampit watersheds. Winyah River Alliance affiliate profileWhere: South Carolina, USA Number of regions: 5 Number of sites: 37 Sampling season: June to September Sampling frequency: Weekly …

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