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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

MDEQ Harmful Algal Blooms

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

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 Little Flower Creek near Meinert Park


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