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Posted: July 11, 2015 at 12:26 pm

Swim Guide was created in Toronto, Canada by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper. “Is it safe to swim in Lake Ontario?” was the most common question we received from the public. We soon discovered reliable facts and figures about current recreational water quality were hard to come by. So we started compiling our own. In 2011, the …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: August 14, 2013 at 1:46 pm

The #InSummerWeSwim Instagram contest, launched August 1st, is a partnership between Waterkeepers Canada and Mountain Equipment Co-op. Together, we want to see what inspires you about summer on the water! It can be your favourite beach or river, your friends swimming, or scenes from a watersport – anything at all. Winning photos will be selected …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: February 12, 2013 at 11:50 am

Find your beach, Swim Guide makes it easy. The free app helps you find the closest, cleanest beach by providing the most current water quality information and directions how to get there. Swim Guide also allows you to easily share your adventure on social media with your friends and family. You can download the app …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: October 31, 2012 at 2:33 pm

The new version of Waterkeeper Swim Guide for iPhone has been accepted by Apple and is now available on the App Store! iPhone & iPod users, please be sure you go to your app store and update Waterkeeper Swim Guide. Waterkeeper Swim Guide 2.1 is now optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5 (phones with …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: September 12, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Today, Puget Soundkeeper announced that 56 beaches in Northwest Washington State are now available on Waterkeeper Swim Guide. By introducing Waterkeeper Swim Guide, Puget Soundkeeper is aiming not only to protect beachgoers from getting sick, but also seeks to raise public awareness about pollution threatening our rights to safe swimmable and fishable waters. “People of …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 12, 2012 at 10:00 am

Orange County Coastkeeper and Swim Guide help beachgoers in California find the healthiest beaches:A new smartphone application can help California residents stay up to date with the area’s healthiest beaches. Orange County Coastkeeper frequently updates basic information for the area’s beaches and employs the use of water quality data from the Ocean Water Protection Program. …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 9, 2012 at 10:00 am

Swim Guide is launched in Baldwin and Mobile counties in Alabama:It can be incredibly frustrating to drive all the way to the beach, only to find out a health advisory has been issued for the waters there. A no-swim warning can result in disappointed children … and adults. As the grownups try to find solutions …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 7, 2012 at 10:00 am

Fraser Riverkeeper discusses Swim Guide and how it helps users:A new Swim Guide App — free from Vancouver conservation NGO Fraser Riverkeeper and Toronto-based Lake Ontario Waterkeeper — helps users locate the closest, cleanest beaches in their area. “Swim Guide is revolutionary,” says Fraser Riverkeeper executive director Lauren Hornor. “It leads people to great beaches …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 6, 2012 at 10:00 am

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 …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 5, 2012 at 10:00 am

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper launches Swim Guide in Santa Barbara:Santa Barbara Channelkeeper Executive Director Kira Redmond said the free application designates the cleanest and safest beaches in Santa Barbara. “We want to make sure the public has the information they need to protect the health of surfers and swimmers,” Redmond said. “Also, people who bring kids …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 3, 2012 at 10:40 am

Mike Aynsley from OpenFile explains the benefits of Swim Guide to users in the Vancouver area:From the Vancouver Courier, we learn of Swim Guide. a new mobile app for Vancouver water worshippers. The app does exactly what you’d expect it to: points out the closest beaches to the user’s location while supplying real-time and historical …

 
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