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BEACON 2.0 - Beach Advisory and Closing On-line Notification
Entry ID: EPA_BEACON

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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created the BEach Advisory and Closing Online Notification (BEACON) system to meet the Agency's requirement to provide to the public a database of pollution occurrences for coastal recreation waters. EPA's response to this requirement, BEACON, contains state-reported beach monitoring and notification data and is available online. EPA recently updated ... View entire text
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Description: Access the BEACON tool.
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Service Citation
Originators: EPA
Title: BEACON 2.0 - Beach Advisory and Closing On-line Notification
Provider: EPA
URL: http://watersgeo.epa.gov/beacon2/
Service Keywords
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HYDROLOGICAL ADVISORIES >WATER QUALITY Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
OCEANS
INLAND WATERS
Access Constraints None. Each feature is accessible from the BEACON 2.0 interface.
Ancillary Keywords
Water Advisories
GIS
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Service Provider
EPA/OW > Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.epa.gov/water/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: U.S. EPA OFFICE OF WATER CONTACT
Email: OW-GENERAL at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water (4101M)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
U.S. EPA OFFICE OF WATER CONTACT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: OW-GENERAL at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water (4101M)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2012-11-13
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-11-15
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