Posts tagged "water monitoring"

Posted: August 12, 2021 at 2:02 pm

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Miami Waterkeeper Executive Director Rahcel Silverstein, to learn more about diverse ways to engage your community around water. Miami Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: Florida, USA Number of regions: 6 Number of sites: 64 Sampling season: Year Round Sampling frequency: Weekly Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 *This …

 
Posted: July 12, 2021 at 11:09 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Matt O’Malley from San Diego Coastkeeper to learn more about their work with water recycling. San Diego Waterkeeper affiliate profile Where: San Diego USA Number of regions: 1 Number of sites: 85 Sampling season: Year round Sampling frequency: Once a week Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 …

 
Posted: May 28, 2021 at 10:17 am

For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Victoria Miller from Coosa Riverkeeper, to learn more about their Fish Guide project. Coosa Riverkeeper affiliate profile Where: Alabama USA Number of regions: 4 Number of sites: 57 Sampling season: May to September Sampling frequency: Once a week Swim Guide Affiliate since: 2012 *This interview has …

 
Posted: May 4, 2021 at 4:08 pm

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Spotlight segment! As our Swim Guide Affiliate program continues to grow, we would like to share the exciting and diverse work that other affiliates in the community do with all of you. For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Matthew Starr from the Upper …

 
Posted: April 21, 2021 at 12:26 pm

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Spotlight segment! As our Swim Guide Affiliate program continues to grow, we would like to share the exciting and diverse work that other affiliates in the community do with all of you. For this Swim Guide Spotlight, we reached out to Ray Hiemstra from Orange County …

 
Posted: June 10, 2020 at 4:13 pm

Canada has thousands of kilometers of shoreline, spanning both coasts as well as the many lakes, rivers, and other swimming spots inland. It’s no wonder Canada is home to so many world-class waterfront destinations. In early 2020, Swim Drink Fish, the nonprofit behind the Swim Guide initiative, became the National Operator of the Blue Flag …

 
, 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 …

 
Posted: December 20, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Have you ever looked at a lake or a river and thought “I wonder what’s in the water?”Well, thanks to Kat Kavanagh and her Water Rangers testkits, you can actually find out what’s in your local waterbody. You can become a citizen scientist! Credit: Jessica Gordon Kat Kavanagh is the executive director and a co-founder …

 
Posted: July 4, 2019 at 10:56 am

In 2016 the Toronto Monitoring Hub began publishing data to Swim Guide for the first time from sites along the Lake Ontario shoreline in Toronto, Canada. Since then hundreds of volunteer citizen scientists, have helped to sample the Toronto shorelines and ensure that the water quality results are available on Swim Guide. Swim Drink Fish …

 
Posted: October 5, 2018 at 11:15 am

At Swim Guide, our affiliates represent an expansive network of ENGO’s, universities, governments, businesses, and more. Some groups join Swim Guide as seasoned organizations, while others work with us from the ground floor. For Tampa Bay Waterkeeper, our newest affiliate, building a water monitoring program and using Swim Guide to share their results has been …

 
Posted: July 3, 2018 at 10:53 am

We are excited to be expanding our network in the state of Georgia by welcoming Savannah Riverkeeper to the Swim Guide affiliate program. Even more exciting is that Savannah Riverkeeper’s Swim Guide program is going to be powered by their Veterans for Clean Water program, a program that trains veterans as citizen scientists to monitor …

 
Posted: June 8, 2018 at 1:14 pm

It is with great excitement that we are announcing the newest Swim Guide affiliate, Sound Rivers! They bring a long history of conservation and advocacy to our growing Swim Guide network in the state of North Carolina. Sound Rivers Founded in 2015 with the merger of two of the state’s oldest grassroots conservation organizations, Sound …

 
Swim Guide
is supported by
* The RBC Foundation

© SWIM DRINK FISH CANADA, 2011 - 2021