Local Information for Los Angeles, CA

Program Goal: To educate local students about water quality and urban runoff, empowering them to raise awareness about water quality conditions and affect positive change in the Los Angeles community. 

Local Partners: The Los Angeles Chapter partners with two local high schools to run their Blue Water Task Force Program. Students from the Heal the Bay Club at Santa Monica High School and Palisades High School collect water quality samples from local beaches and bring them back to their school labs to be processed. 

Sampling Frequency & Season: Weekly, School Year

County Beach Water Quality Monitoring Information: Los Angeles County

Connect with the Los Angeles Chapter: Website, Facebook, Instagram, Calendar

Other Local Water Quality Information & Resources: 

Los Angeles Waterkeeper Water Quality Testing Program (Data on SwimGuide)

Heal the Bay Beach Report Card and NowCast Website

California Water Quality Monitoring Council California Harmful Algal Bloom Portal

California Department of Public Health Weekly Status of Toxic Marine Phytoplankton