Lake Bluff Sunrise Beach

Lake Bluff, Illinois

Lake Bluff Sunrise Beach is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois, on the shores of Lake Michigan. Access to the beach is free for residents of Lake Bluff Park District, however there is a fee for non-residents. There are shelters available for rent on the beach to residents of Park District that include a fireplace and picnic tables. The beach has designated swim areas that are life guarded during the beaches hours of operation (Weekdays: 9am-8pm, Weekends: 8am-8pm).

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • 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 at
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CURRENT WEATHER
28°C
A mix of sun and clouds
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Lake Bluff Sunrise Beach is sampled from May 23rd to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

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.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Lake Bluff Sunrise Beach

Lake Bluff, Illinois

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • 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 at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
28°C
A mix of sun and clouds

Lake Bluff Sunrise Beach is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois, on the shores of Lake Michigan. Access to the beach is free for residents of Lake Bluff Park District, however there is a fee for non-residents. There are shelters available for rent on the beach to residents of Park District that include a fireplace and picnic tables. The beach has designated swim areas that are life guarded during the beaches hours of operation (Weekdays: 9am-8pm, Weekends: 8am-8pm).

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Lake Bluff Sunrise Beach is sampled from May 23rd to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

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.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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