New website, app show cleanest waters for swimming in Flathead Lake

New website, app show cleanest waters for swimming in Flathead Lake

News Type: State, Regional, Federal Source: Missoula Current
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A new online tool will help swimmers find the cleanest waters for swimming in Flathead Lake.

The Flathead Lake Biological Station, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and Flathead Lake Open Water Swimmers recently unveiled a new app and website that provide water-quality information for the lake.

Called the “Swim Guide,” the website and app help users find areas of Flathead Lake where water quality is best. In addition to Montana’s Flathead, the website currently delivers real-time water quality information for over 7,000 swimming areas in six countries, including Canada, the United States, Mexico and Australia.