Local Information for South Sound Tacoma, Washington

Program Goal: To engage students in local water quality monitoring and provide off-season water sampling to supplement the seasonal monitoring done by Washington State. 

Local Partners: South Sound Chapter volunteers collect water samples and deliver them to the Tacoma Public School’s Science and Math Institute (SAMi) where high school students perform the analysis. 

Sampling Frequency & Season: Monthly, School-Year

State Beach Water Quality Monitoring Information: Department of Ecology and Department of Health

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

Other Local Water Quality Information & Resources: 

Washington State Toxic Algae Monitoring Program