Access to Parks and Local Waterways

How Clean Are Our Lakes, Streams, Rivers, and Beaches?

Water bodies and the habitats and open space they support can provide places for recreation and respite, contributing to quality of life in our communities. Thousands of visitors swim, wade, kayak, and fish at dozens of freshwater sites. However, certain contaminants can pose a health risk to those that recreate in and eat fish from our local streams and rivers.

Before you recreate, check the most recent water quality reports available through these resources: