Trinidad Bay in 2015:
A snapshot of the Trinidad Bay and coastal watersheds.
Draft for review: Trinidad Climate Change Vulnerability Report and Adaptation Response
Tracking Septic System Pollutants with Florometry
Trinidad Bay ASBS Water Quality Monitoring
Trinidad Bay water quality and conditions are monitored by CenCOOS, the Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System. Realtime data including temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, turbidity, dissolved oxygen and sensor depth (tide) are reported at the CenCOOS Trinidad Shore Station webpage at the following link:
The following ASBS water quality reports present the results of water quality monitoring conducted from 2011 – 2014 by the City of Trinidad, the HSU Marine Lab, and other members of the Northern California Regional Monitoring Group. These reports were developed by the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) and funded by the State Water Resources Control Board.
- NorCal ASBS Water Quality 2014 Report
- NorCal ASBS Bioaccumulation 2014 Report
- NorCal ASBS Rocky Intertidal 2014 Report
The City of Trinidad Storm Water Management Improvement Project was completed in 2015. The water quality monitoring report is available below.
Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring
County Beach Monitoring
To protect public health, the County of Humboldt monitors the Trinidad area beaches for the presence of bacteria. Please follow the link below for results of the County’s Ocean Monitoring Program: