The following is a water quality report from Aug. 12 to Sept. 12 compiled from data courtesy of Heal the Bay, a nonprofit environmental group.
Grades are based on an A+ to F scale. Grades indicate the likelihood of swimmers becoming ill. Water samples are analyzed for bacteria – enterococcus, total and fecal coliforms. The report does not measure the amount of trash or toxins found at local beaches.
Dark Blue Marker = A+
Light Blue Marker = A
Green Marker = B
Yellow Marker = C
Pink = D
Red Marker = F
Purple Marker = No sample taken