Posts tagged "Pacific Ocean"

, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 2, 2016 at 9:46 am

The Santa Ana River is the largest river in Southern California. Stretching 154 kilometres through the region, the river snakes through many diverse habitats. Starting from the high peaks of mountains in the north to the hot, dry interior of the basin, it empties into the Pacific in flat coastal plains in the West. The …

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: June 1, 2015 at 12:22 pm

We have good news, Idahoans. The Snake River Basin is now on the map thanks to Buck Ryan and the crew at Snake River Waterkeeper. What a stunning place to have on Swim Guide, running under all that Idaho sky. The Snake River is a powerful river. It travels through six US states and is …

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: January 19, 2015 at 2:02 pm

This week we are welcoming the Surfrider Foundation’s Vancouver Island Chapter to Swim Guide. Folks, this is big and this is special. We are so lucky to have incredible water leaders like Surfrider volunteers joining our affiliates’ program.The Surfrider Foundation: for the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves, and beachesThe first quality of …

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: December 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Well, Kiwis, Pulse Energy NZ has a very thoughtful gift for you this year! As part of Pulse Energy’s contribution to the environment and local communities, the independent electricity and gas retailer is bringing Swim Guide to New Zealand. Pulse Energy has been working hard to get the beaches, rivers, lakes, and swimming holes from …

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: August 19, 2014 at 11:05 pm

This just in: Fraser Health, a major health authority in British Columbia serving more than 1.6 million people from Burnaby to Boston Bar, now publishes recreational water quality results on its website! This is a great news for recreational water users. In August 2014, made current information available to the public for 48 beaches …

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: May 16, 2014 at 1:25 am

Ahhh Baja. Visitors are barely through the door and the beauty of Baja has them scrambling to find ways to stay forever on the peninsula. The clear blue waters in the Gulf of California and off Baja’s Pacific Coast are very literally teeming with life. A whopping third of the planet’s marine mammal species reside …

, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: April 9, 2014 at 7:59 pm

It’s official. Swim Guide is now available on the Baja Peninsula, Mexico! This is the first expansion of the Swim Guide outside of Canada and the USA. It is a result of the hard work of our friends from Waterkeepers Baja Californias. A regional collaborative of non‐profit Waterkeeper programs throughout the Baja Peninsula, Waterkeepers Baja …

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: August 6, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Riley the Dog swam his way to first place in the Swimmable CA photo contest (pet category). Riley’s photo was accompanied by a video of Riley swimming on Monterey Bay with an open water swim team. Congratulations to Riley and thank you to all who entered the contest! Check out California Coastkeeper’s facebook page and …

, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: June 13, 2013 at 9:18 am

A nice shout-out for Oregon Waterkeeper members and Swim Guide on the west coast from Oregon Live:Unofficially, summertime is here. That means coastal tourism is beginning to boom after a winter of cold, stormy seas. But the weather on the Oregon coast (anywhere in western Oregon, for that matter) is unpredictable. Its best not to …

, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: September 12, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Today, Puget Soundkeeper announced that 56 beaches in Northwest Washington State are now available on Waterkeeper Swim Guide. By introducing Waterkeeper Swim Guide, Puget Soundkeeper is aiming not only to protect beachgoers from getting sick, but also seeks to raise public awareness about pollution threatening our rights to safe swimmable and fishable waters. “People of …

, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: August 15, 2012 at 4:13 pm

L.A. Times reviews Swim Guide:Wait! Dont get sick from swimming. See if the water is clean before you dive in.via Beach app Swim Guide gives the scoop on clean water: Web Buzz – Los Angeles Times.

, Swim Guide Editor
Posted: July 12, 2012 at 10:00 am

Orange County Coastkeeper and Swim Guide help beachgoers in California find the healthiest beaches:A new smartphone application can help California residents stay up to date with the area’s healthiest beaches. Orange County Coastkeeper frequently updates basic information for the area’s beaches and employs the use of water quality data from the Ocean Water Protection Program. …

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