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Illinois Ratings
Indicator Type Information Status
Beach Access76
Water Quality65
Beach Erosion6-
Erosion Response-3
Beach Fill6-
Shoreline Structures7 3
Beach Ecology1-
Surfing Areas35
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Illinois's Coastal Management Program (CMP) website. The CMP website has links to the Program Document and Issue Papers.

The website is part of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website.

DNR's Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).

Additional information regarding coastal erosion, coastal hazards and related topics can be found on the websites of the US Geological Survey and the Illinois Geological Survey.

Information concerning beach water quality can be obtained from the Illinois Beach Program website, which has now been supplemented by the Illinois Department of Public Health's Illinois BeachGuard System website. Also see the Lake County Beach Advisory website.

State of the Beach Report: Illinois
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