This database includes water quality data for Santa Barbara and Ventura County beaches from Guadalupe to Rincon from 1997 to the end of 2012. The spreadsheets include thousands of individual monitoring dates for all three indicator bacteria, which are used to measure the potential presence of pathogens, and also include accompanying information on exceedances of State water quality standards.
Click on the "DOWNLOAD ZIP" button below to access the database and refer to the attached instructions file for more information on navigating the spreadsheets.
Please visit the County's Ocean Water Monitoring Program website for more information on local beach water quality monitoring.
And for the most up to date water quality information at your local beaches, refer to Heal the Bay’s Beach Report Card.