The RMP Update summarizes findings from 12 recent months of research by top scientists on the health and water quality trends in the San Francisco Bay Estuary. The report highlights the “RMP Top Ten”: a list of recent activities and accomplishments. In a new "ebook" format, accessible on any browser, the RMP Update now offers new ways to interact with the content.
The RMP Update is published in even years, most recently in 2014. The purpose of the RMP Update is to provide a concise overview of recent RMP activities and findings, and a look ahead to significant products anticipated in the next two years.
The report includes:
- a brief summary of some of the most note-worthy findings of this multifaceted Program;
- a description of the management context that guides the Program;
- a summary of progress in and plans for addressing priority water quality topics; and
- the latest monitoring results and updated trend plots for key pollutants, water quality indicators, and factors that influence Bay water quality.
In odd years, we publish The Pulse, which provides an in-depth summary of the latest information on Bay water quality.
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Download last year’s Pulse of the Bay! This report from the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay summarizes the present state of Bay water quality and looks into the crystal ball at what the condition of Bay water might be 50 years from now.
The Pulse is a companion to the State of the Estuary Report and examines whether Estuary waters are clean enough to be safe for fishing, for swimming, and to provide healthy habitat for aquatic life.
The Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay is an innovative collaboration of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, the regulated discharger community, and the San Francisco Estuary Institute. It provides water quality regulators with the information they need to manage the Bay effectively. The Program issues a report each year, the Pulse of the Bay in odd years and the RMP Update in even years.