Illinois Beach State Park North

Zion, Illinois

Photo by: Dylan Neild

Illinois Beach State Park North Beach is a historical district that houses many hiking and biking trails and is great for bird watching. It was once an army shooting range that is now the home of the Lake Michigan Biological Station. The Illinois National Guard used Illinois Beach State Park North Beach as a training facility throughout World War I and II. This long beach is divided into three parts: North, Resort, and South.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Eau de qualité satisfaisante
  • Statut Actuel
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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 à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
18°C
Ciel couvert
FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées de 23 Mai à 31 Août

SOURCES

Lake County Health Department monitors the majority of beaches 4 days per week from Memorial Day to Labour Day. When sample results are reported on the County's website, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

Recreational public beaches in Illinois are tested at least once every week, typically from May to September. In popular beach areas such as Chicago, beaches are tested five times per week or even daily. Illinois 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.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU

Illinois Beach State Park North

Zion, Illinois

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Eau de qualité satisfaisante
  • Statut Actuel
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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 à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
18°C
Ciel couvert
Photo by: Dylan Neild

Illinois Beach State Park North Beach is a historical district that houses many hiking and biking trails and is great for bird watching. It was once an army shooting range that is now the home of the Lake Michigan Biological Station. The Illinois National Guard used Illinois Beach State Park North Beach as a training facility throughout World War I and II. This long beach is divided into three parts: North, Resort, and South.

FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées de 23 Mai à 31 Août

SOURCES

Lake County Health Department monitors the majority of beaches 4 days per week from Memorial Day to Labour Day. When sample results are reported on the County's website, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

Recreational public beaches in Illinois are tested at least once every week, typically from May to September. In popular beach areas such as Chicago, beaches are tested five times per week or even daily. Illinois 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.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU



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