State awards $185,000 in beach monitoring grants

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has given nearly $185,000 in grants to help local governments monitor water quality at inland lake beaches. The state said in a release that 13 grants were awarded. Fourteen beaches will be monitored under a $23,000 grant to the Central Michigan District Health Department. Another $22,705 is going to the Ottawa County Health Department for eight beaches. The grants are funded through the Clean Michigan Initiative-Clean Water Fund.
AP Wire
Jul 25, 2011

 

Beach monitoring data is reported daily on the state’s BeachGuard site.

Online:
BeachGuard: www.deq.state.mi.us/beach/

 

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