The Chippewa County Public Health department samples the county park beaches
on a bi-monthly basis throughout the summer season.
County Parks include Round Lake, Long Lake, Otter Lake, and Lake Holcombe.
|County Park Name
||Date of Testing
Environmental Protection Agency Water Quality Standards:
Green - Standard Posting <235 = Blue
235-1000 = Yellow >1000 = Red
Safe practices for swimming at any public beach or river include:
Towel off immediately after swimming
Swim in water away from shore if possible
Avoid swimming in areas where snails accumulate
Do not encourage birds to stay near swimming areas by feeding them.
Shower and wash hands with soap and warm water after contact.
Ingestion of water contaminated with fecal bacteria can cause fever, diarrhea, and vomiting. If you experience these symptoms after swimming, please contact your physician.
To report a possible water quality concern, please contact Public Health at (715) 726-7900 or email: email@example.com To report a beach safety concern, please contact the Facilities & Parks Division at (715) 726-7882 or email: CCcamping@co.chippewa.wi.us