Is It Safe to Swim in the Chesapeake Bay?

Is It Safe to Swim in the Chesapeake Bay?

Is It Safe to Swim in the Chesapeake Bay? Wonder if it is safe to swim in the Chesapeake Bay in 2018?  What are the risks of getting sick from swimming in the Bay around Annapolis? It’s mid-summer and water temperatures are heating up — which means...
Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

The Chesapeake swimming guide has been released for the week of July 14th. Although no beach closures are reported, there are a number of beaches with higher than average fecal material counts. The EPA acceptable level for fecal counts is 104, which is the level...
Bay Swimming This Week: Latest Bacteria Report

Bay Swimming This Week: Latest Bacteria Report

Chesapeake Bay Safe Swimming Update Bay Swimming update for the week of June 23, 2017. Chesapeake beaches in Annapolis and surrounding areas which have tested high for fecal material but remain open this weekend are listed.  Full article below has additional...
Drowning: Save A Life

Drowning: Save A Life

Drowning:  Save A Life! Would you recognize drowning if it happened right in front of you? 50% of you wouldn’t!  Sadly, 50% of all children who drowned had a parent or another adult within 25 yards. And in 10% of the cases, the adult was literally...
Swimming Pool Parasites Double

Swimming Pool Parasites Double

Have you ever gotten diarrhea that lasted for weeks? The parasite “crypto” is being found more and more in public swimming pools and water parks. In fact, outbreaks due to Crypto have doubled in just the last 2 years, according to a...