17 Beaches in the U.S. with the Dirtiest Water for Swimming

17 Beaches in the U.S. with the Dirtiest Water for Swimming

East of Malibu Pier, Mailbu

Los Angeles, California

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 28%

No. of samples taken: 56

Jeorse Park Beach 1

Lake County, Indiana

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 52%

No. of samples taken: 99


Jeorse Park Beach II

Lake County, Indiana

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 40%

No. of samples taken: 99

Cockle Cove Creek, Ridgevale

Barnstable County, Massachusetts

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 47%

No. of samples taken: 15

Goodies Beach

Knox County, Maine

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 43%

No. of samples taken: 21

Beachwood Beach West

Ocean County, New Jersey

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 52%

No. of samples taken: 31

Main Street Beach

Chautauqua County, New York

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 30%

No. of samples taken: 23

Wright Park East

Chautauqua County, New York

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 50%

No. of samples taken: 40

Ontario Beach

Monroe County, New York

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 40%

No. of samples taken: 248

Lakeshore Park

Ashtabula County, Ohio

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 60%

No. of samples taken: 42

Arcadia Beach

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 40%

No. of samples taken: 15

Euclid State Park

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 51%

No. of samples taken: 102

Noble Beach

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 50%

No. of samples taken: 16

Sims Beach

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 61%

No. of samples taken: 18


Villa Angela State Park

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 56%

No. of samples taken: 104

Edson Creek

Erie County, Ohio

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 53%

No. of samples taken: 53

South Shore Beach

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013:

% of water quality samples that failed EPA health-protective standard: 42%

No. of samples taken: 52