Posts tagged "recreational water quality"

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 11:24 am

This summer we have been fortunate to join forces with many incredible environmental organizations around the world, all working towards a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. Through the Swim Guide affiliate program, these organizations are more easily able to share the work they are doing to protect and restore their local waters. With over 80 affiliates …

 
Posted: June 12, 2018 at 9:10 am

It is with great pleasure we welcome our newest Swim Guide affiliate, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh! Operating out of the Environmental Research and Innovation Center (ERIC), UW OshKosh has been actively involved in Wisconsin’s Great Lakes beach monitoring program since 2003. Having expanded in recent years, the beach monitoring team now includes inland sites as …

 
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Posted: May 31, 2018 at 8:55 am

May 31, 2018 – TORONTO – Swim season has arrived in Ontario, and by June, water quality monitoring will be underway at many public beaches. The recreational water quality monitoring alerts the public about water contamination and many Ontarians rely on it to decide whether to swim. Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care recently …

 
Posted: May 25, 2018 at 11:08 am

We are excited to announce the newest Swim Guide affiliate, White River Waterkeeper! Not only are they a new affiliate, but they are also bringing the first swim sites in the state of Arkansas with them. This means we are welcoming and celebrating both a new affiliate and a new state to the Swim Guide …

 
Posted: May 18, 2018 at 2:57 pm

For many, the May long weekend in Canada is the unofficial beginning of summer. It also marks the start of most seasonal recreational water quality monitoring programs across the country. To celebrate, we wanted to show some love for our Canadian affiliates. Our Canadian affiliates represent a vibrant network of grassroots organizations and committed individuals …

 
Posted: April 24, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Swim Drink Fish Canada is looking for someone to help compile a report on recreational and beach water quality databases. The contractor will prepare a report that answers the following questions: Where are recreational water quality monitoring bodies and beach managers in Canada and the USA currently storing recreational water quality data? Are those databases …

 
Posted: March 2, 2018 at 4:33 pm

We are absolutely thrilled to announce our newest Swim Guide affiliate organization, Surfrider Foundation Kauai Chapter. The Kauai Chapter is our fist affiliate in Hawaii. We are simultaneously welcoming a brand new state and affiliate. Kauai Chapter’s recreational water quality monitoring work allows Swim Guide to share their water quality information for one of the …

 
Posted: February 22, 2018 at 4:37 pm

Waterkeepers Bahamas conducting vital work for Bahamians With three full-time staff and ten volunteers, Waterkeepers Bahamas are a small but mighty group of dedicated people protecting the waters of The Bahamas. Waterkeepers Bahamas joined Swim Guide in early 2017, and brought a whole new country with them. They actively monitor water quality and share test …

 
Posted: July 19, 2017 at 2:31 pm

We are very excited to introduce the Chester River Association (CRA) as the newest member to the Swim Guide affiliate program. Residents of Chester River watershed now have public access to recreational water quality information recreational water spots. The Chester River Association has a very active role in the protection and restoration of the Chester. …

 
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Posted: June 15, 2017 at 2:29 pm

Protecting health and water with an open standard for automated data exchangeSwim Drink Fish Canada and Swim Guide​ are extremely proud and grateful to be recipient of Canadian Immunology Research Association (CIRA)​ Community Investment Program Grant. The grant will allow us to develop an open data standard for recreational water quality. “Taking a digital technology …

 
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