Program Goal: To fill in the gaps of the State water quality monitoring program to provide more frequent water quality information for popular recreational locations.
Local Partners: The Palm Beach County Chapter partners with Jupiter High School's Green Schools Club, and Forest Hill High School. Adult and student volunteers collect water quality samples, and students at both schools process the samples in the lab.
Sampling Frequency & Season: Weekly or Bi-Weekly, Year-Round
State Beach Water Quality Monitoring Information: Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County
Other Local Water Quality Information & Resources:
Map and current status of Red Tides (marine water) monitored by Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Algal bloom samping results (fresh water) from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.