Assessing bacterial levels in Charleston Harbor
This newsletter describes the collaborative project between the University of South Carolina, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association to assess levels of bacteria in recreational waterways in Charleston Harbor. The goal of this project is to better inform the public on safety risks in various recreational waterways due to bacteria levels. This newsletter illustrates how bacteria enter recreational waterways and details the future of the How's the Beach? project and website.