Beach Water Testing

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Beach Water Testing:

To assess and assure water quality of Fond du Lac County owned and operated swimming beaches, Wolf Lake swimming area is tested during the swimming season for E.coli levels. A Beach advisory sign is posted whenever the level of E.coli exceeds 235 cfu/100 mL. A Beach closure sign is posted whenever the level of E.coli exceeds 1000 cfu/100ml.  Beach advisory sign is removed when water samples collected on two separate days are below 235 cfu/100ml. Elevated E.coli readings increase swimmers risk of developing gastrointestinal symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. 

For more information click on the following:
Cyanobacteria
Safe Swimming Brochure


2016 - E.coli Readings for Wolf Lake Swimming Beach:

 Date Location
Result
cfu/100ml
 Advisories/Closings
 05/30/2017  North  86  
   South  85  
 06/05/2017  North  112  
   South  126 
 
 06/12/2017  North  7  
   South 19
 

 06/19/2017

 North   7

   South  12
 
     
 
   
     
     
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

          
 
 
 

 
 


 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
   

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 


 
 


 
 


 
 


 
 


 
 


 
 


 
 


 
 


 

          

 
 


 
 


 
 


 
 


          
 
 


      
 



 


 
 


 
 


 



 


(cfu=colony forming units)

Health Department Located at the City/County Government Center on the 3rd floor

Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday (except legal holidays)
Phone: 920-929-3085
Fax: 920-929-3102
Email: Click here

 

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