Report Cards & Grades

2022 Long Island Sound Report Card
The Long Island Sound Report Card tracks and publicizes the ecological health of Long Island Sound. Every other year, Save the Sound assembles water monitoring data and, using an assessment methodology designed for the Report Card, scores water quality in five regions of Long Island Sound. We bring the results to elected officials, environmental agencies, and the general public as part of our ongoing work to catalyze improvements in ecosystem health and promote restoration projects and investments.
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Download previous LIS Report Cards: 202020182016

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2021 Beach Report Card
Based on the results of the website, Save the Sound released its first Long Island Sound Beach Report in 2019 and follows it up with this new report for 2021. The report highlights the “Top 20” beaches on Long Island Sound based on water quality, and presents comprehensive grades for 200+ swimming beaches in New York and Connecticut. The report also details safe swimming conditions at numerous beaches, but notes that continued rain-triggered water pollution is a harbinger of future challenges.
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Download previous LIS Beach Reports: 2019 (updated Nov 2020)

Sound Health Explorer
Save the Sound launched the Sound Health Explorer in 2015 to make information about water quality conditions at Long Island Sound beaches available to the public and to activate local and regional solutions to improve them. And now we’ve updated this interactive online tool to give you even better access to the same water testing results used to manage your local beaches—plus factors that affect water at each of the 200+ beaches that encircle Long Island Sound.
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