Well, as much as I love swimming in the great lakes, taking fish from those crystal clear waters, I've always been an advocate for forgetting what they say about it being dirty and just get in there and enjoy it. This news from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel might make me start singing a different tune:
Many of the storm sewers are discharging traces of fecal waste. High percentages of water samples taken all over the Milwaukee area show contamination. Read the full story here.