Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
This status is based on the latest sample, take on August 7th, 2023 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 August 10th at 5:18 PM.
South Bass Island is sampled Weekly from June 10th to August 30th
Ohio County Health Departments sample most beaches from Memorial Day weekend to Labour Day weekend. Beaches on Lake Erie are sampled on a daily - weekly schedule depending on the beach. Swim Guide checks the Ohio BeachGuard System daily for E. coli postings and the Ohio EPA Harmful Algae Bloom advisory website for postings. http://epa.ohio.gov/habalgae.aspx A beach is marked Green when a single sample shows enterococci counts below 235 units/ 100 ml of water. A beach is marked Red when a single sample shows enterococci counts above 200 units/ 100 ml or when Harmful Algae Blooms are confirmed at the beach. A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.
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