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Hawaii Clean Water Branch (CWB) Beach Water Quality Data
Entry ID: cwb_water_quality

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Summary
Abstract: Exposure to sewage contaminated recreational waters may cause gastrointestinal illnesses in swimmers. The State of Hawaii Department of Health (HIDOH) Clean Water Branch (CWB) monitors the waters of Hawaii's beaches for concentrations of Enterococcus, which acts as an indicator of pathogens. The CWB also uses Clostridium perfringens as a secondary tracer of sewage contamination. Results of this ... View entire text

Purpose: PacIOOS provides timely, reliable, and accurate ocean information to support a safe, clean, productive ocean and resilient coastal zone in the U.S. Pacific Islands region.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 22.23   S: 18.91   E: -154.82   W: -159.78

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: State of Hawaii Department of Health
Dataset Title: Hawaii Clean Water Branch (CWB) Beach Water Quality Data
Version: DAP/2.0
Data Presentation Form: OPeNDAP
Online Resource: http://pacioos.org
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-06-04
Use Constraints The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, University of Hawaii, PacIOOS, NOAA, State of Hawaii nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
Data Center
Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pacioos.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: PACIOOS DATA CENTER CONTACT
Email: jimp at pacioos.org
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: CleanWaterBranch at doh.hawaii.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-03-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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