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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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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 …

 
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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 …

 
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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 …

 
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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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Posted: June 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm

North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper kicks off the swimming season this holiday weekend:Jennelle Pollock grew up on a farm near Pigeon Lake, where swimming was pretty much second nature. “My mom was a stay-at-home mom. When we were younger, we would go to the lake a lot, especially when it was really hot outside,” said the 26-year-old …

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Posted: June 29, 2012 at 6:10 pm

See story via Riverkeeper Launches Swim Guide App– featured story on KGW News Channel 8 – YouTube.

 
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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 …

 
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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, …

 
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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 …

 
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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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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 …

 
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