City Beach Station

Water Quality Monitoring Station

Lake Pend Oreille

How to use the graph: View data for only one year by clicking on that year in the legend. Supplemental information is provided by hovering over a data point. 

For a link to IDEQ’s Water Quality Standards, click here.

For an explanation on Box Plots, click here.

Status – No Known Issues

Citizen Scientist(s): Stacy Jensen

Located on the northern shore of Lake Pend Oreille in Bonner County. City Beach is the most popular recreational beach on the lake.

The City of Sandpoint is committed to managing aquatic plant growth at City Beach without the use of herbicides. Instead, divers manually remove invasive and nuisance vegetation to ensure safe swimming and boating.

Location: 48°16’27.33″, 116°32’25.69


Support this Program!

Laboratory analysis of water samples are very expensive totalling about $1,000 per station per field season. Your donation helps cover the costs of collecting & analyzing water samples.

Become a Citizen Scientist!

Become a trained citizen scientist. Collecting water samples is a great way to enjoy time on the water & get involved in active stewardship of our local waterways!