Greater Fort Lauderdale Earns National
"Blue Wave" Certification for its Beaches
|Reach the Best Beach in Broward. Greater Fort Lauderdale is Florida's first designated Blue Wave beach from the non-profit, Washington-based Clean Beaches Council for responsible beach management.
This designation places the beaches of Greater Fort Lauderdale, including Hollywood, Dania
Lauderdale and Pompano
Beach, among the cleanest, safest and most user-friendly in the country.
Launched in 1999, the Blue Wave Campaign is the first national environmental beach certification program in America. The designation, which is renewed annually, is based on factors such as water quality (based on EPA standards), beach and intertidal conditions, safety, service, habitat conservation, public information/education and erosion management. All beaches! awarded the Blue Wave Beach certification receive Blue Wave flags, as well as public information kiosks and beach entrance boundary markers.