Wisconsin's "Unsafe" Swimming Beaches Targeted
The following is a list of public beaches the Alliance is recommending for listing or retaining on Wisconsin's impaired waters list.
Beaches deemed "unsafe for swimming" are beaches that have been closed or under an advisory for 14 days or more. The information is taken from 2008 U.S. EPA data reported by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Two beaches on the list below -- Sunset Park Beach in Door County and Brule River State Forest Beach 2 -- are currently on Wisconsin's impaired waters list but are being recommended for delisting by the DNR.
|Door County||Unsafe Swim Days: 2008|
|Lakeside Park Beach||18|
|Otumba Park Beach||22|
|Sunset Park Beach-Sturgeon Bay||20|
|Douglas County||Unsafe Swim Days: 2008|
|Brule River State Forest|
|Milwaukee County||Unsafe Swim Days: 2008|
|South Shore Rocky Beach||15|
|Ozaukee County||Unsafe Swim Days: 2008|
|Harrington Park State Park Beach-North||29|
|Sheboygan County||Unsafe Swim Days: 2008|
|General King Park Beach||14|