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2010 Swimming Season Statistics

For the sixth consecutive year, in 2010, the nation’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season.  Read about more 2010 national beach monitoring and notification (PDF) (4 pp, 508, About PDF) statistics as well as recent developments in EPA's beach program.

For data on an individual state, please choose a state from the map below.

beach states

AlabamaCaliforniaConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIllinoisIndianaLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusetsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiNew HampshireNew JerseyNew YorkNorth CarolinaOhioOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaTexasVirginiaWashingtonWisconsinVirgin IslandsPuerto RicoAlaskaNorthern Mariana IslandsAmerican SamoaTrust TerritoriesGuam

See the latest information that coastal and Great Lakes states, territories and tribes have sent to EPA.

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