Closed Beach Days in West Michigan, 2004-2008

YearWest MichiganAlleganBarryIoniaKentMuskegonNewaygoOttawa
Number of Beach Closure Days20046700000067
Number of Beach Closure Days2005152100000151
Number of Beach Closure Days200663510001470487
Number of Beach Closure Days200757903001690407
Number of Beach Closure Days200881220005054
Number of Beach Closure Days 15142430032101166
Total Public Beaches Monitored 731150830019
Total Public Beaches Closed 1581002011

Narrative: Public beaches include Lake Michigan beaches, some inland lake beaches, and one bayou connected to the Grand River. Data for closed beach days quantify the number of days that monitored beaches are not open to the public for swimming due to a health risk

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Description: Number of closed beach days for public beaches in West Michigan between 2004 and 2008. West Michigan refers to the Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland Combined Statistical Area (CSA) defined by the Office of Management and Budget as of 6/6/2003. It includes s
Added/Updated: 2/3/2009
Timeframe: 1/1/2004 to 12/1/2008
Source: Statewide Beach Information System, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Author: Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI)
Data Provider: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
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Universe: public beaches
Tags: environment, water quality, health, pollution

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