GLWQA 2009-2011 Priority Cycle Report: Microbiological Quality of Great Lakes Beaches and Recreational Waters


The Beaches and Recreational Water Quality Work Group looked to do the following for the 2009-2011 priority cycle:

  • Identify problems associated with current indicators of recreational water quality;
  • Locate, compile, and review existing information on the relationships between human health and the presence of fecal indicator bacteria from birds, other wildlife, and livestock at Great Lakes beaches;
  • Review and document beach improvement activities;
  • Identify priorities for research and implementation actions; and,
  • Develop relevant recommendations for the Parties' consideration
Beaches and Recreational Water Quality Work Group