The Maine Healthy Beaches Program is a partnership
between the University of Maine Cooperative Extension/Sea Grant, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, and local municipalities. The program is funded by the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency through the Beaches Environmental Assessment
and Coastal Health (BEACH) Act of 2000.
On this page, you'll find contact information for the Maine Healthy Beaches Program and links to basic water quality information. For a treasure trove of healthy beaches information on the Web, visit our Resources page!
For additional information on healthy beaches, water quality and pollution prevention, link to these helpful sites:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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If you have a water-related
Seek treatment from your
medical provider. Report
illness to lifeguard, Beach
Manager, or staff on duty.
To report a water related
Contact the Maine CDC at