Local Information for South Bay, Los Angeles, California

Program Goal: To educate students and raise awareness of local water quality issues and empower community members in the South Bay area to address these issues. 

Local Partners: The South Bay Chapter's Blue Water Task Force Teach and Test program is a massive collaborative effort between chapter volunteers, students, and faculty supervisors from the following schools: Parras Middle School, Palos Verdes High School, El Segundo High School, Mira Costa High School, Redondo Union High School, & Lawndale High School. Samples are collected and brought back to the lab space, generously provided by Dive N' Surf shop in Redondo Beach.

Sampling Frequency & Season: Bi-Weekly, School-Year

County Beach Water Quality Monitoring Information: Los Angeles County

Connect with the South Bay Chapter:  Website, Facebook, Instagram, Calendar

Local BWTF Program Sponsors: West Basin Municipal Water District

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