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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 27, 2017 at 3:27 pm

– French and Spanish versions follow – Heading to the beach this holiday weekend? Beach goers can access even better beach and water quality information, including service in 3 languages, with the launch of Swim Guide’s 3rd version of the iOS app: Swim Guide 3.1.With over a million users to date, Swim Guide 3.1 is …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: January 25, 2017 at 10:31 am

Yesterday, 24 January 2017, the number of individual Swim Guide users hit 1,000,000. This is obviously a big deal for the Swim Guide team (we celebrate successes with giant cookies in our office). More importantly, this is a huge win for everyone who cares about swimmable water. Swim Guide was launched in Toronto, in 2011. Sketched …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: September 2, 2016 at 12:22 am

“Where can I swim?”Swim Guide is the most popular beach information service in the world. It’s also free, because we believe people should always be able to answer the question, “Can I swim here?”. We need your help to keep Swim Guide running. Nearly 1 million people rely on Swim Guide to find great swim …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 29, 2016 at 12:15 pm

The new Swim Guide website offers more articles about beach life and environmental issues, weather reports, and a bigger map. Designed for mobile phones, Swim Guide now brings you the beach information you love in a faster, cleaner design. We’ve been hard at work on this project for the last year, talking to users and organizations who care about …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: January 25, 2016 at 10:17 am

Only last week, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper launched the Watermark Project, a digital archive of water stories collected from people around the world sharing their most powerful water memory. At first glance, the Watermark Project may seem wholly separate from Swim Guide: watermarks are stories of our watersheds, while the Swim Guide shares hard data. But …

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, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: August 21, 2015 at 4:58 pm

We are proud to announce that Swim Guide has over 500,000 individual users! A half-million people have better access to water quality, which means they can avoid getting sick from swimming in contaminated waters. A big thanks to our supporters, our partners, and to recreational water users everywhere. A special thanks to our Swim Guide Affiliates …

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, Swim Guide Editor
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: June 19, 2015 at 1:16 pm

We are happy to announce that Anne Arundel Community College has joined Swim Guide’s affiliate program. This is the first educational institution to come on board. AACC’s Environmental Center monitors river water quality at popular bathing sites and marinas along Maryland’s Back Creek and Rock Creek. The Environmental Center’s monitoring program is part of a …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: February 4, 2015 at 1:28 pm

This Valentine’s Day, Swim Guide wants to hear you say “I love you” to the one. To the one who is full of life. To the one that makes you happy every time you look at her. To the one who is always up for an adventure. To the one who never stops giving. To …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 9, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Is it safe to swim in the river or Bay today?  Rona Kobell of the Bay Journal explored this question with some of our Swim Guide Affiliates, Chris Trumbauer,  West/ Rhode Riverkeeper; Dave Burden, the Virginia Coastkeeper & Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper.  We hope their answers empower you learn more about water quality concerns and …

 
, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: May 10, 2013 at 12:08 am

How do you like our new facelift? We made big changes to the Swim Guide website. Now you can do everything online that Waterkeeper Swim Guide app users have been doing for months! Here are a few of the big changes: Zoom out on the map to view all of the beaches in Swim Guide …

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, 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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