City Docks

Naples, Florida

Public Access

WATER QUALITY
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

City Docks is sampled bi-weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Collier County Waterkeeper staff, interns, and volunteers monitor recreational water quality in Collier County year round. The Florida Department of Health (DOH) adopted new water quality criteria January 2016 for the Healthy Beaches program. They reflect the most current recommendations and water quality grant requirements in the 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Monitoring results are collected weekly on Mondays and results are posted to Swimguide, CCWK Facebook, and CCWK Instagram on Wednesday. Samples are collected year round, however the peak season is from March to November. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday. The Florida Healthy Beaches Program Categories are: Good = 0-35 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water; Moderate = 36-70 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water, and; Poor = 71 or greater Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water. The 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria recommends using 70 CFU per 100 mL as the Beach Action Value (BAV) to guide public health advisories. A Single Sample Maximum (SSM) at 70 CFU per 100 ml and a BAV are functionally the same. If the sample result is above the indicated value, the beach is resampled and tested the following day or a beach advisory is issued with the first test result. The Healthy Beaches program no longer uses geometric means to represent recreational water quality data. On Swim Guide a beach is marked Green when it has a Good or Moderate standing meaning the SSM test results show Enterococci counts between 0- 70 cfu (colony forming units) / 100ml. Swim Guide marks a beach Red when it has a Poor standing. This means the SSM test results show Enterococci counts exceeds the BAV of 70 cfu/100ml. These conservative advisories better inform vulnerable people (children, elderly, and the immunocompromised) who have elevated health risks due to water quality at the beach. A beach is marked Grey when no current or reliable monitoring information is available. Please note: Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, also called flesh eating disease, is a naturally occurring bacteria in some of Florida's waters. This bacteria can be lethal, especially when contracted by individuals with compromised immune systems. Concentrations of the bacteria are higher in the mouths of rivers near oceans. The bacteria is most dangerous when ingested in raw seafood but recent deaths are attributed to individuals who have waded in water with broken skin. Beach goers are urged to use caution and consult a physician if you suspect you have come in contact with the bacteria. If you have specific questions as to why we marked a beach closed, please feel free to email us. hello@colliercountywaterkeeper.org or call Sea Shelley at 239-248-1475.

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City Docks

Naples, Florida

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   

Public Access

MONITORING FREQUENCY

City Docks is sampled bi-weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Collier County Waterkeeper staff, interns, and volunteers monitor recreational water quality in Collier County year round. The Florida Department of Health (DOH) adopted new water quality criteria January 2016 for the Healthy Beaches program. They reflect the most current recommendations and water quality grant requirements in the 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Monitoring results are collected weekly on Mondays and results are posted to Swimguide, CCWK Facebook, and CCWK Instagram on Wednesday. Samples are collected year round, however the peak season is from March to November. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday. The Florida Healthy Beaches Program Categories are: Good = 0-35 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water; Moderate = 36-70 Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water, and; Poor = 71 or greater Enterococci / 100 mL of marine water. The 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria recommends using 70 CFU per 100 mL as the Beach Action Value (BAV) to guide public health advisories. A Single Sample Maximum (SSM) at 70 CFU per 100 ml and a BAV are functionally the same. If the sample result is above the indicated value, the beach is resampled and tested the following day or a beach advisory is issued with the first test result. The Healthy Beaches program no longer uses geometric means to represent recreational water quality data. On Swim Guide a beach is marked Green when it has a Good or Moderate standing meaning the SSM test results show Enterococci counts between 0- 70 cfu (colony forming units) / 100ml. Swim Guide marks a beach Red when it has a Poor standing. This means the SSM test results show Enterococci counts exceeds the BAV of 70 cfu/100ml. These conservative advisories better inform vulnerable people (children, elderly, and the immunocompromised) who have elevated health risks due to water quality at the beach. A beach is marked Grey when no current or reliable monitoring information is available. Please note: Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, also called flesh eating disease, is a naturally occurring bacteria in some of Florida's waters. This bacteria can be lethal, especially when contracted by individuals with compromised immune systems. Concentrations of the bacteria are higher in the mouths of rivers near oceans. The bacteria is most dangerous when ingested in raw seafood but recent deaths are attributed to individuals who have waded in water with broken skin. Beach goers are urged to use caution and consult a physician if you suspect you have come in contact with the bacteria. If you have specific questions as to why we marked a beach closed, please feel free to email us. hello@colliercountywaterkeeper.org or call Sea Shelley at 239-248-1475.

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