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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 27, 2012 at 12:18 pm

Columbia Riverkeeper launches Swim Guide in the northwest, highlighting the important work they’re doing to monitor Columbia River water quality:“The rivers are ours and the beaches are ours to enjoy, but many people are concerned about the water quality, so this gives people an easy to use tool so they can tell how clean the …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 22, 2012 at 2:53 pm

ABC News covers the launch of Swim Guide in Charleston, South Carolina:The new smartphone app provides up-to-date water quality information at 27 points along the Lowcountrys coast. “It goes all the way north from Isle of Palms and all the way south to Seabrook Island and every beach in between,” said Charleston Waterkeeper executive director, …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 21, 2012 at 1:04 pm

Shawn Micallef in the Toronto Star writes a lovely tribute to Toronto’s famed nude beach (one of only two in Canada). Swim Guide is the source for his water quality information:This beach is a revolutionary rebuke of the uptightness that long dominated Ontario and Toronto. Hanlan’s Point may be the barest expression of freedom we …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 14, 2012 at 9:18 am

Metro news kicks off the swimming season in Ottawa by reminding people to check Swim Guide for beach updates. The app is especially important in Ottawa, where residents may be swimming at beaches in two different provinces with two different water quality standards only a few hundred feet away from each other. Meredith Brown, Ottawa …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 13, 2012 at 6:05 pm

NY1 profiled Swim Guide when it launched in New York. The video is no longer available online, but here’s part of the teaser:Nationwide it’s just about that time, school’s out time, aka beach time for many families. But with stories so often on the news about garbage, bacteria, all sorts of unsavory stuff washing up …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: at 4:14 pm

The East Bay Express talks about beach water quality in the San Francisco area and talks about Baykeeper’s Swim Guide launch:For those who swim, sail, or paddle in the bay, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into. That’s why San Francisco Baykeeper helped developed the Bay Area version of the free Swim Guide …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 10, 2012 at 4:02 pm

A great piece from Venice 311 about Swim Guide’s launch in the California:Although Venice Beach recently received high grades for water quality compared to neighboring beaches, ocean water is united and it only takes a strong current, storm or dumping mishap to change the situation. Now, there is an app for that. Historically  people have …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 9, 2012 at 3:57 pm

KPBS San Diego covers the Swim Guide launch in Southern California. Click through the link below to listen to the audio:San Diego Coastkeeper launched a free app for iPhones and Androids on Wednesday called Swim Guide. The guide is also available online. New Swim Guide Reveals Water Quality At California Beaches Beachgoers now have a …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 7, 2012 at 3:54 pm

The Paramus Post covers Swim Guide’s launch in California, with quotes from the Russian Riverkeeper:“Is it safe to swim? That’s the question we get asked most by the public”, stated Don McEnhill, Executive Director of Russian Riverkeeper. “Although our answer is always yes, now people can see the data right on their phones so summer …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 6, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Treehugger.com highlights how Swim Guide helps present waterborne illnesses:On a hot summer day, there’s nothing like a dip in the ocean to cool off. Unless that little dip lands you in the sickbed. According to Pete Nichols, of the Waterkeeper Alliance, millions of people get sick each year from coming into contact with polluted water …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 5, 2012 at 6:11 pm

Andrea Ramey at Local 15 in Alabama covers the launch of Swim Guide and explores the importance of keeping beaches clean and healthy. Here’s what Baykeeper Casi Callaway had to say:“This is a great way for you to know, if I put my 3-year-old in the water, is he or she going to be safe?” …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: at 9:24 am

Meredith Brown, Ottawa Riverkeeper, shows off Swim Guide during a national television interview. Riverkeeper was one of the first Swim Guide affiliates, the first bilingual affiliate, and the first French-language Swim Guide ambassador.

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