Beaches

Beach Profile Data

Since 1999, volunteers have been collecting profile monitoring data on their beaches once a month, 12 months per year. This data is submitted to an online database where it is first checked for accuracy, and then made available for use by researchers.  Beach profile data is also available for viewing by the public. Click on the link below for guidelines and instructions  on viewing the beach profile data.

Municipal Guide to Clean Water Keri Kaczor Fri, 05/14/2010 - 16:27

Publication cover: Municipal Guide to Clean WaterTourism and the shellfish industry are both integral components of the Maine economy and way of life. Yet elevated fecal bacteria levels in coastal waters may pose a human health risk, leading to closures of valued beaches and shellfish growing areas.

Maine Healthy Beaches Program Esperanza Stancioff Tue, 02/17/2009 - 14:44