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Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program

Program Overview

The Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) is tasked with assessing water quality in all of California's surface waters. The program conducts monitoring directly and through collaborative partnerships, and provides numerous information products, all designed to support water resource management in California. Find out more on the overall program and statewide monitoring efforts at the State Water Board's SWAMP website, including:

SWAMP produces an annual Achievements Report and Newsletters to highlight accomplishments.

Statewide SWAMP Monitoring and Assessment

SWAMP supports three statewide monitoring efforts:

Central Valley Regional SWAMP Activities


Summary of activities within each basin:


Monitoring Information and Data:

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