Swim advisories, bans lifted at area beaches

July 4, 2011 9:53:34 AM PDT
All of Chicago' s beaches were open for swimming on Sunday.

On Saturday, the water quality was not acceptable at several of those beaches. There were swim advisories at Rainbow, Leone and Howard beaches.

Also, swimming was banned altogether at Montrose and South Shore beaches on Saturday.

For more information about Chicago area beach bans and advisories, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com. Or, you call 312-74-BEACH or text the name of your beach to 312-715-SWIM.