Beach water updates online

June 5, 2008 1:32:30 PM PDT
Beach goers can now check beach water quality before heading out the door. The state's public health director announced a new feature on The Illinois Department of Public Health website,

The site will provide information about public and private beaches- including water testing results, advisories and closures.

The website also has information on who owns the beach and a history of its water testing.

The direct link to the beach monitoring section is: