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Water Quality

The Coastal Resources Division performs water quality monitoring for the specific projects described here.

Shellfish Water Quality

For over 20 years, Coastal Resources Division has been monitoring the water quality of Georgia’s coastal waters for the safe recreational and commercial harvest of shellfish (oysters & clams)  

Nutrient Monitoring In Georgia's Coastal Rivers, Sounds, And Estuaries

An effort to assess the nutrient load in our coastal rivers, sounds and estuaries. 

Beach Water Quality Monitoring, Notification, and Research

The Beach Water Monitoring program is a cooperative effort of the Coastal Resources Division and the Coastal Health District. The water at Georgia's coastal swimming beaches is tested regularly for the presence of potentially harmful bacteria.


Coastal Non-Point Source Pollution Management

Small Farm Nutrient Management Primer, TMDLs, and other information.

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