Officials say Detroit stopped testing the water at Belle Isle Beach along the Detroit River for E. coli last year because of its financial difficulties.
A common cause for beach closings is the presence of bacteria from human or animal feces.
A beach on the Detroit River’s Sugar Island is opening to the public Saturday.
Malibu is well known for its beauty, splendor and, of course, crashing waves over more than 20 miles up and down the coast. Here are a few of the best beaches in Malibu.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says more than $2.6 million in grants are being awarded to help improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin.
Not the typical beach town, Detroit doesn’t feature many palm trees, surfers or shell-necklace vendors, but you’re never more than six miles from a body of water, 11,000 of which are lakes. The metro Detroit area is no exception. These pleasant public beaches offer more than just sand and water, providing a variety of recreational activities, so keeping the entire family entertained really is a day at the beach.
The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.
A report says trash that washed up on Lake Michigan beaches in West Michigan in 2008 and 2010 likely came from Milwaukee sewer overflows.
The Macomb County Health Department has ordered the closure of the beach at St. Clair Shores Memorial Park.
Morey’s body was discovered Monday by someone walking along the beach near Fruitland Township.