EPA Sanitary Survey App for Marine and Fresh Waters
The EPA Sanitary Survey App for Marine and Fresh Waters is a mobile app used to conduct routine and annual sanitary surveys for both freshwater and marine waters. The App can be used by anyone to collect information on potential sources of fecal pollution and potential harmful algal bloom (HAB) events in local surface waters.
Geographic Scope: Nationwide
Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers
Participation Tasks: Data analysis, Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Learning, Measurement, Observation, Photography, Site selection and/or description, Specimen/sample collection,
Start Date: 04/13/2021
Project Contact: EPA_SanitarySurveyApp@EPA.gov
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Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Birds, Climate and weather, Computers and technology, Ecology and environment, Education, Geography, Nature and outdoors, Ocean/water and marine, Science policy
Intended Outcomes: Using the App facilitates the identification of impaired recreational waters for remediation and for making same-day decisions on swim advisories.