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06 Oct, 2010

Oregon Grading Methodology

The Beach Report Card Grading Methodology translates complex shoreline bacteria data into a grade format that is meaningful and useable by all beachgoers. Beach Report Card grades are meant to be used like SPF ratings in sunblock. Beachgoers should determine what they are comfortable with in terms of relative risk and then make the necessary decisions to protect their health.
06 Oct, 2010

Washington Grading Methodology

The Beach Report Card Grading Methodology translates complex shoreline bacteria data into a grade format that is meaningful and useable by all beachgoers. Beach Report Card grades are meant to be used like SPF ratings in sunblock. Beachgoers should determine what they are comfortable with in terms of relative risk and then make the necessary decisions to protect their health.
01 May, 2008

Grading Methodology

The Beach Report Card Grading Methodology translates complex shoreline bacteria data into a grade format that is meaningful and useable by all California beachgoers. In 2005, Heal the Bay modified the Beach Report Card grading methodology to better characterize local beach water quality.
01 May, 2008

Beach Report Card Terminology

The Beach Report Card, being based on complex scientific data, often uses terms that may be new and unfamiliar in order to present water quality data. Please explore the terms listed on the left to gain a better understanding and appreciation of how the Beach Report Card can be used as an effective tool to help safeguard your health everytime you visit the beach
01 May, 2008

Sponsors

The Beach Report Card is made possible through generous sponsorship.
04 Jan, 2007

About the Beach Report Card

Heal the Bay's Beach Report Card is the only comprehensive analysis of California water quality done by any organization. We provide water quality information statewide for over 400 beaches in an easy-to-understand format (A-F letter grades). The Report Cards are also available via print (please contact our office).

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