Meagan Sims
Maine Healthy Beaches Coordinator
University of Maine Cooperative Extension

312 Canco Road
Portland, ME 04103


Tracy Krueger
Maine Healthy Beaches Manager
Maine Department of Environmental Protection

28 Tyson Drive
Augusta, Maine 04333


Nancy Beardsley, Director
Division of Environmental Health
Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services



The Maine Healthy Beaches Program is a partnership between the University of Maine Cooperative Extension/Sea Grant, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, and local municipalities. The program is funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Act of 2000.

On this page, you'll find contact information for the Maine Healthy Beaches Program and links to basic water quality information. For a treasure trove of healthy beaches information on the Web, visit our Resources page!


For additional information on healthy beaches, water quality and pollution prevention, link to these helpful sites:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)