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Beach Water Monitoring Program

The Environmental Health program, in partnership with the Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI), monitors 29 public beaches in Muskegon County for E. coli during the high use season. Water testing results, including advisories, are available for public viewing on the Department of Environmental Quality website.

   

Click here to view beach water testing results.

     

Algae Links

Blue Green Algae Fact Sheet

Beach Manager's Manual - Harmful Algal Blooms

Cladophora Algae

         

Local Volunteer Efforts

White Lake Public Advisory Council

Mona Lake Watershed Council

Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership

    

Other Useful Information

Environmental Health Program Annual Report

Statewide Beach Advisories & Closures

Water Safety

CDC: Healthy Swimming

Swimmer's Itch Information

Type E Botulism Outbreaks: A Manual for Beach Managers and the Public

A Preliminary Investigation of E. coli in Flower Creek near Meinert Park

       

For more information, call (231) 724-6208.