Other Resources

Watershed Water Quality Tools

Web-based Tools

Smart Phone Apps

  • How's My Waterway? (EPA)
    • Learn the condition of local streams, lakes and other waters anywhere in the US... quickly and in plain language. See if your local waterway was checked for pollution, what was found, and what is being done. The source of this information is a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) database of State water quality monitoring reports provided under the Clean Water Act.
  • Swim Guide (Lake Ontario Waterkeeper)
    • Shows you where your closest beaches are; gives you real-time beach status updates (where available); gives you historical beach trends; explains the laws and policies that protect beaches; and lets you compare your local beach to other beaches in Canada and the United States.
  • The River View Project (Below the Surface)
    • Explore with a Purpose, by going out to enjoy your favorite rivers, lakes and surf breaks and sharing pictures of your trip!