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Water Quality

Whether you're swimming, drinking, or eating something that came from it, water can have an impact on your health in a variety of ways.

drinking/well water

Beaches

The State Department of Health Services shall close or restrict swimming, diving, and recreational bathing if a human health hazard exists in any area used for those purposes on a body of water and on associated land and shall require the posting of the area.

For problems or complaints with a beach area in Columbia County, call the Wisconsin Bureau of Environmental/Occupational Health 608-266-1120.