Indiana Dunes State Park West Beach

Chesterton, Indiana

At Indiana Dunes State Park West Beach, visitors can explore the interpretive centre, make use of the campground, and enjoy the concessions stand, picnic tables, and shelters. Parking and restrooms are available. Pets are allowed on the non-swimming beach.

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Septiembre 3rd, 2018. Swim Drink Fish Canada - Great Lakes Guide 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
6°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled diariamente from 21 Mayo to 3 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

Various health departments test Indiana beaches from May to September. Some beaches are tested daily, some several times a week, and some are tested weekly. When the information is posted to Indiana's BeachGuard webpage, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

Indiana beaches are posted when a single sample exceeds 235 E. coli / 100 ml.

In the USA, the Environmental Protection Agency has two sets of recommendations for freshwater and marine beaches. A single sample at a freshwater beach should not exceed 235 E. coli / 100 ml of water. A single sample at a marine beach should not exceed 104 Enterococci / 100 ml of water. The geometric mean of 5 samples from a freshwater beach should not exceed 126 E. coli / 100 ml of water. The geometric mean of 5 samples from a marine beach should not exceed 35 Enterococci / 100 ml of water. States may choose to use this standard or they may substitute a standard that is "as protective as" the EPA's recommendation. The Beach Act is the nation's primary beach protection law.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Indiana Dunes State Park West Beach

Chesterton, Indiana

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Septiembre 3rd, 2018. Swim Drink Fish Canada - Great Lakes Guide 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
6°C
Cloudy

At Indiana Dunes State Park West Beach, visitors can explore the interpretive centre, make use of the campground, and enjoy the concessions stand, picnic tables, and shelters. Parking and restrooms are available. Pets are allowed on the non-swimming beach.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled diariamente from 21 Mayo to 3 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

Various health departments test Indiana beaches from May to September. Some beaches are tested daily, some several times a week, and some are tested weekly. When the information is posted to Indiana's BeachGuard webpage, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

Indiana beaches are posted when a single sample exceeds 235 E. coli / 100 ml.

In the USA, the Environmental Protection Agency has two sets of recommendations for freshwater and marine beaches. A single sample at a freshwater beach should not exceed 235 E. coli / 100 ml of water. A single sample at a marine beach should not exceed 104 Enterococci / 100 ml of water. The geometric mean of 5 samples from a freshwater beach should not exceed 126 E. coli / 100 ml of water. The geometric mean of 5 samples from a marine beach should not exceed 35 Enterococci / 100 ml of water. States may choose to use this standard or they may substitute a standard that is "as protective as" the EPA's recommendation. The Beach Act is the nation's primary beach protection law.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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