Silver Beach

St. Joseph City, Michigan

Silver Beach is found within Silver Beach Couty Park, which offers play areas, a guarded swimming area, volleyball, pier fishing, a ½ mile walkway, and picnic shelters that can be reserved. There are many outdoor concerts in this park during the summer. There is an entrance fee for the park and pets must be kept on a leash.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
3°C
Clear and sunny
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 29 May to 3 September

SOURCE INFORMATION

Recreational public beaches in Michigan are tested several times a week, typically from May to September. Officially, the water is test for recreational standards from May 1 to October 31.

The Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality uses guidance provided by the EPA to develop ambient standards for E. coli. E. coli standards for water used for total body contact recreation are provided in the Michigan Public Health Code and Rule 323.1062(1) of the Part 4.

A beach is marked Green the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time is under 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days is under 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time exceeds 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days exceeds 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Silver Beach

St. Joseph City, Michigan

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
3°C
Clear and sunny

Silver Beach is found within Silver Beach Couty Park, which offers play areas, a guarded swimming area, volleyball, pier fishing, a ½ mile walkway, and picnic shelters that can be reserved. There are many outdoor concerts in this park during the summer. There is an entrance fee for the park and pets must be kept on a leash.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 29 May to 3 September

SOURCE INFORMATION

Recreational public beaches in Michigan are tested several times a week, typically from May to September. Officially, the water is test for recreational standards from May 1 to October 31.

The Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality uses guidance provided by the EPA to develop ambient standards for E. coli. E. coli standards for water used for total body contact recreation are provided in the Michigan Public Health Code and Rule 323.1062(1) of the Part 4.

A beach is marked Green the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time is under 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days is under 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of 3 samples collected at the same time exceeds 300 E. coli / 100 ml or when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected over 30 days exceeds 130 E. coli / 100 ml.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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