Wisconsin Beach Health



Level of Effort



This tool helps people make informed choices about health risks when deciding to go swimming at the beach. Water quality sampling is provided for public beaches on the Great Lakes and inland waters.


  • View the current status of beaches and boat launches across Wisconsin for both Great Lakes coastal beaches and select inland beaches
  • Run reports for current and historical E. coli monitoring data and download the results in spreadsheet form for further analysis
  • View annual beach monitoring reports and search for beaches classified as impaired
  • For beach managers, enter data about beach quality into the public data entry portal

Guidance & Resources

Wisconsin Beach Health is a DNR database that provides water quality data and beach advisories and closings for over 100 Great Lakes beaches in Wisconsin. This application has three main components: a map showing beach closings and advisories, an E. Coli and advisory beach report database for the public, and a data entry portal for beach managers.

Tool Custodian

Related Data & Tools

  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


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