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Water Recreation Health and Safety

Great Lakes Beach Water Quality Reports


Blue-green Algae (Cyanobacteria) Information

Are you (or your pet) going to be swimming in an inland lake or pond? Watch out for scummy looking surfaces, and always be sure to wash off after swimming.  For more information, click on a line below. 

Healthy Hot Tubs and Pools

General Swimming Information and Safety

Phone Numbers

  • City of Milwaukee Health Department (Questions about health issues related to recreational water) (414) 286-3521

  • Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services (Complaints and Licensing Inquiries) (414) 286-8674

  • 24-hour Pool Hotline (414) 257-7230