Bacteria Monitoring: List of Lakes and 2003 Averages

Below is a list of public lakes being sampled for bacteria periodically by NDEQ, and the seasonal mean average for bacteria. Click on the lake name to view a chart of sample results for the 2003 recreational season.
Click here for weekly results of bacteria and toxic algae.

Lake / Beach NameSeasonal Geometric Mean
Bluestem Reservoir near Martell at Southeast Beach13
Box Butte Reservoir at North Swimming Beach3
Branched Oak near Malcolm at Area 10 Beach14
Branched Oak near Malcolm at Liebers Point Beach14
Calamus Reservoir at Homestead Beach1
Conestoga Reservoir near Denton at Boat Ramp2
Glenn Cunningham Lake at the Marina Boat Ramp on t3
Iron Horse Trail at swimming beach on northeast si37
Johnson Lake at Southeast Swimming Beach10
Kirkman's Cove swimming beach on west side of lake8
Lewis and Clark Lake at Weigand Beach on the Nebra4
Merritt Reservoir near Valentine at Northeast Beac3
Pawnee Reservoir near Emerald at East Beach5
Pawnee Reservoir near Emerald at West Beach5
Sherman Reservoir at Southwest Boat Ramp2
Swan Lake 5A near Tobias at South Beach12
Wagon Train Lake near Hickman at East Beach 8

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
(402) 471-2186