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The City of Racine takes pride in being a lakefront community. The Health Department Laboratory Division has a highly qualified staff committed to maintaining the integrity of our beaches and water. This includes identifying pollution sources and developing water quality monitoring tools for the Great Lakes.

See this link from the University of Wisconsin Sustainable Management Program, featuring a video about our Laboratory and staff! 

The Division also conducts chemical and microbiological assessments on storm water, inland lakes, and tributaries in an effort to protect human and environmental health. See the links below for more information on these efforts as well as possible opportunities within the laboratory:

Beach Status Explanations 

Studies and Research on Monitoring Efforts 

Employment/Internship Opportunities  


Beach Safety Information

This summer while you and your family are swimming at North and Zoo Beaches, be mindful of dangerous rip currents. Watch the following video to learn how you can Break the Grip of the Rip:




For More Information

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Office of Water
Region 5
Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) 

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Water Resources Division 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) 

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR)
Division of Water
Wisconsin Beach Program
Wisconsin Rivers 

Wisconsin Department of Administration (WI DOA)
Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) 

Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC)
Environment Division 

Great Lakes Commission (GLC) 

Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) 




Main Phone: 262-636-9571
Fax: 262-636-9576
After-hours Public
Health Emergencies:


Location & Hours:
730 Washington Avenue
Garden Level
Racine, WI 53403
Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. – 4:55 P.M.
Closed 11:55 AM – 1 PM

Related Info 

Current Beach Status 

Disaster Preparedness 

Food Service Protection  

Well Water Testing 



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