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  Bureau of Marine Water Monitoring


The Bureau of Marine Water Monitoring is involved in many aspects of the State's coastal water quality for both public and ecological health. Its roles include monitoring for compliance with the National Shellfish Sanitation Program, coordination of coastal bathing beach monitoring, removal of trash from coastal beaches, evaluation of the ecological health of the coastal waters, and monitoring to identify and track pollution sources impacting the State's coastal waters.

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