Posts tagged "prevention"

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: March 30, 2020 at 4:25 pm

The Swim Guide was created in order to answer the question, “Is it safe to swim?” For 9 years, we’ve provided up to date recreational water quality data for beaches, lakes, and rivers around the world. The Covid-19 pandemic has added a new intonation to the question of whether or not you can get sick …

, Director of Swimmable Water Programs
Posted: October 20, 2016 at 4:33 pm

You can win a pair of SeaSpecs Classic Sunglasses just by learning more about the health risks associated with secondary contact recreational water activities.Participating in recreational water activities other than swimming does not exempt you from the health risks associated with poor water quality. Recreational water activities with limited water contact can also put you …

, 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: April 28, 2012 at 4:56 pm

Congrats to the team of volunteers who helped Santa Barbara Channelkeeper remove 31 pounds of litter from West Beach today. Litter and debris can spread contamination, harm or kill wildlife, or drive people away from beaches. Cleanups help protect nature and reconnect people with the water.

Swim Guide
is supported by
* The RBC Foundation

Swim Guide shares the best information we have at the moment you ask for it. Always obey signs at the beach or advisories from official government agencies. Stay alert and check for other swimming hazards such as dangerous currents and tides. Please report your pollution concerns so Affiliates can help keep other beach-goers safe.

Swim Guide, "Swim Drink Fish icons," and associated trademarks are owned by SWIM DRINK FISH CANADA.| See Legal.