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Fresh Water Quality

Environmental Health & Safety monitors bacterial levels in the water at beaches along the Russian River and at Spring Lake Swimming Lagoon by collecting and testing weekly water samples between Memorial Day and Labor Day. We also monitor blue-green algae levels along the Russian River.

Russian River Beaches
Water Quality Test Results

Cloverdale River Park Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:2,382
Escherichia coli:20
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Del Rio Woods Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,658
Escherichia coli:31
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Camp Rose Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,500
Escherichia coli:10
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Healdsburg Veterans Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,376
Escherichia coli:<10
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Steelhead Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:985
Escherichia coli:20
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Forestville Access Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,396
Escherichia coli:<10
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Sunset Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,565
Escherichia coli:10
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Johnson's Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,046
Escherichia coli:41
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Monte Rio Beach

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,145
Escherichia coli:10
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Patterson Point

Date Collected:August 13, 2018
Total Coliform:1,086
Escherichia coli:30
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Download 2018 test results - all locations

Russian River sampling locations

Test Results from Previous Years

Spring Lake Swimming Lagoon
Water Quality Test Results

Sample Point 1

Date Collected:August 14, 2018
Total Coliform: <1.0
Escherichia coli: <1.0

Sample Point 2

Date Collected:August 14, 2018
Total Coliform: <1.0
Escherichia coli: <1.0

Sample Point 3

Date Collected:August 14, 2018
Total Coliform: 1.0
Escherichia coli: <1.0

Sample Point 4

Date Collected:August 14, 2018
Total Coliform: 1.0
Escherichia coli: 1.0

Sample Point 5

Date Collected:August 14, 2018
Total Coliform: <1.0
Escherichia coli: <1.0

Sample Point 6

Date Collected:August 14, 2018
Total Coliform: <1.0
Escherichia coli: <1.0

Sample Point 7

Date Collected:August 14, 2018
Total Coliform: <1.0
Escherichia coli: <1.0

Spring Lake
Water Quality Test Results

Sample Point 8

Date Collected:August 7, 2018
Total Coliform:

Sample Point 8

Date Collected:August 7, 2018
Total Coliform: ≥2,419.6
Escherichia coli: 14.5
2,419.6
Escherichia coli: 14.5

Download 2018 test results - all locations

Spring Lake Lagoon sampling locations

Information on swimmer's itch from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Test Results from Previous Years

State Standards

Total Coliform

10,000 per 100 ml

Escherichia coli

235 per 100 ml

Contact Information

Public Health Division
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Address
Office Location
625 5th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
38.44178, -122.7158781

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