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Surfers and beach-goers monitor water quality at local beaches, bays, and ponds.
When the surf’s up, sometimes pollution is also riding the waves. The Surfrider Foundation created the Blue Water Task Force, a volunteer-run, water testing, education and advocacy program for the coastlines of America. There are a lot of different chapters to choose from whether you’re on the sandy beaches of California or the bustling coast of New York, and even Canadians have a chapter (even though they prefer sports involving frozen water!). Thanks to citizen scientists, this project has already been successful in identifying incidents of water pollution, and continues to work with local stakeholders to find solutions. The Blue Water Task Force aims to fill in data gaps where state agencies can’t afford to monitor all the time, and improve public knowledge of beach safety. Surfrider Foundation is also a supporter of the Smartfin initiative, profiled in CROWD & CLOUD program 4, Citizens4Earth.