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New buoy offers real-time Lake Michigan data

Boaters and beachgoers in the Chicago area now have access to even more real-time data on lake conditions with a second nearshore environmental-sensing buoy that was recently launched in Lake Michigan.

Illinois releases new strategy to improve water quality

The plan lays out a comprehensive suite of best management practices for reducing nutrient loads from wastewater treatment plants and urban and agricultural runoff.

New water safety campaign challenges parents, youth to be current smart

Millions of swimmers, paddlers and others will soon be flocking to the Great Lakes. Rolling waves and a slight breeze can be irresistible on a hot summer day, but waves and currents can be deadly.

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