Fewer Swim Bans, Even If Bacteria High

Chicago beach-goers will be setting their own bacteria thresholds this summer, as the city's Park District does away with its frequent swim bans based on E. coli counts. Would-be swimmers still will get advisories as needed, but lifeguards won't stop people from wading into the water.

Topics:  park district   e    bacteria   swim bans   
BING NEWS:
  • Summer of no-swim days? Advisories up this year in Ottawa
    coli bacteria, prompting a no-swim advisory ... In fact, we've had more swim bans than each of the previous two years, according to Ottawa Public Health — and summer isn't quite over yet. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has issued 64 no-swim advisories ...
    08/6/2017 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • No swim advisory in effect at Parlee Beach for third day in a row
    For the ninth time this season, and for the third day in a row, no swimming advisories have been posted at Parlee Beach due to high bacteria levels. Water quality had been a long standing problem in the area, but warnings to stay away aren't enough to keep ...
    07/23/2017 - 9:22 pm | View Link
  • Swim in False Creek by 2018? Not so fast says water quality expert
    Currently, local health authorities only release information on E. coli levels. Fraser Riverkeeper will keep track of bacteria as well as dissolved oxygen levels, salinity, temperature, and more, said Caproff. That kind of input will help scientists ...
    06/21/2017 - 1:38 am | View Link
  • Swim ban lifted at Chicago-area beaches
    The opening of the locks meant all beaches were given a swim ban due to high levels of bacteria. Tests are being conducted to determine if the water is safe for swimming. People were still allowed access to the beaches, just not in the water. The ban also ...
    07/24/2016 - 8:24 am | View Link
  • There is an App for Info on Swim Bans at Lake Co. Beaches
    From Memorial Day to Labor Day, daily information is available about local Lake Michigan and inland lake swim bans through the Lake County Health ... “When our water sampling tests indicate a high bacteria count, a swim ban is issued to keep people ...
    06/7/2015 - 11:56 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • AOL Food
    Find recipes for every meal, easy ideas for dinner tonight, cooking tips and expert food advice.
    09/22/2017 - 7:39 pm | View Website
  • Bowfin
    The body of the bowfin is elongated and cylindrical, with the sides and back olive to brown in color, often with vertical bars, and dark reticulations, or camouflaged ...
    09/20/2017 - 9:50 pm | View Website
  • Fox 5 NY, New York News, Breaking News, weather, sports ...
    Fox 5 NY, New York News, Breaking News, weather, sports, traffic, entertainment
    09/20/2017 - 9:47 am | View Website
  • Inclusive News & Opinion
    The Alternative Daily shares alternative health news on stress, sleep, alternative diets with a newsletter and health eBooks.
    09/19/2017 - 1:41 am | View Website
  • Swimsuit
    Name Image Description; Swim briefs (also known as racing briefs, speedos, competition briefs, bathers, racer bathers, trunks) Swim briefs, often made of wool and ...
    09/18/2017 - 3:04 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News