Curious City Investigates Poop Levels At Chicago’s Beaches

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Curious City Investigates Poop Levels At Chicago’s Beaches

How clean is the water at Chicago beaches? The answer to that question is complicated. WBEZ’s Curious City found that on most summer days, at least one Chicago beach has elevated fecal bacteria levels.

As temperatures cool across the region, Morning Shift talks to Curious City’s Monica Eng about water safety and how residents can stay safe at the beach as we head into the Fourth of July weekend.

GUEST: Monica Eng, WBEZ Curious City reporter

LEARN MORE: The Scoop On Poop At Chicago’s Beaches (WBEZ Curious City 6/29/19)