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Posted: May 20, 2022 at 10:29 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Garrett Richardson the monitoring technician of Friends of the Cheat. To learn more about the effects of Acid Mining Drainage and how it affects the Cheat River in West Virginia. ShoreRivers affiliate profileWhere: West Virginia, USA Number of regions: 1 Number of sites: 12 Sampling season: …

 
Posted: March 25, 2022 at 12:39 pm

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Raina, a mermaid from Halifax, Nova Scotia. To learn how she sees the role of mermaids in the water community. *This interview has been edited for length and clarity.Or: Could you introduce yourself and tell us when you began being a mermaid?Raina: I am Raina, a …

 
Posted: February 23, 2022 at 8:57 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Annie Richards the Chester Riverkeeper from ShoreRivers to learn about what they view as their river’s natural resources and how to put them into good use.ShoreRivers affiliate profileWhere: Maryland, USA Number of regions: 5 Number of sites: 49 Sampling season: Memorial Day through Labor Day Sampling …

 
Posted: October 25, 2021 at 11:33 am

Ten years ago, Swim Guide was launched to answer the question, “Where can I go swimming?” For the past decade, our small but dedicated team has been connecting you to your local waters by providing reliable facts and figures about beach water quality. Swim Guide is the most popular beach information service in the world, …

 
Posted: October 21, 2021 at 10:09 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Cara Schildtknecht from the Winyah Rivers Alliance to learn more about their work this summer. Winyah Rivers Alliance affiliate profile Where: South Carolina USA Number of regions: 2 Number of sites: 12 Sampling season: June to September Sampling frequency: Weekly Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2020 *This …

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Posted: October 14, 2021 at 8:57 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Sadie Caron of Fraser Riverkeeper, to hear in her own words how it feels to become a waterkeeper. Fraser Riverkeeper affiliate profile Where: British Columbia CA Number of regions: 12 Number of sites: 124 Sampling season: Year round Sampling frequency: Weekly Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 …

 
Posted: September 2, 2021 at 9:53 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Patrick Connell from Cape Fear River Watch to learn more about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in North Carolina and how they affect water quality. Cape Fear River Watch affiliate profile Where: North Carolina, USA Number of regions: 1 Number of sites: 11 Sampling season: May to …

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Posted: August 12, 2021 at 2:02 pm

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Miami Waterkeeper Executive Director Rahcel Silverstein, to learn more about diverse ways to engage your community around water. Miami Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: Florida, USA Number of regions: 6 Number of sites: 64 Sampling season: Year Round Sampling frequency: Weekly Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 *This …

 
Posted: July 12, 2021 at 11:09 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Matt O’Malley from San Diego Coastkeeper to learn more about their work with water recycling. San Diego Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: San Diego USA Number of regions: 1 Number of sites: 85 Sampling season: Year round Sampling frequency: Once a week Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 …

 
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Posted: June 19, 2021 at 10:37 am

With over 8,000 beaches, keeping Swim Guide’s photos up-to-date is a monumental task. If you are interested in lending a hand, here is how you can help from the comfort of your own home. The photo submission feature and the beach image database are part of Swim Guide’s international citizen-science effort to collect data on …

 
Posted: May 28, 2021 at 10:17 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Victoria Miller from Coosa Riverkeeper, to learn more about their Fish Guide project. Coosa Riverkeeper affiliate profile Where: Alabama USA Number of regions: 4 Number of sites: 57 Sampling season: May to September Sampling frequency: Once a week Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 *This interview has …

 
Posted: May 4, 2021 at 4:08 pm

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Spotlight segment! As our Swim Guide Affiliate program continues to grow, we would like to share the exciting and diverse work that other affiliates in the community do with all of you. For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Matthew Starr from the Upper …

 
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