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Bathing Beach Results

Friday, July 11, 2014

 

Results from tests conducted on. Wednesday  July 9, 2014 and Thursday July 10, 2014.  The results are as follows:    

 

City of Quincy Beaches:

 

Beach Name/Location

Enterococcus Result

5-Sample Geomean

*Posted as Unacceptable for Bathing (YES or NO)

Avalon Beach

 

Less than 10

N/A

NO

Mound

 

Less than 10

N/A

NO

Merrymount Beach

 

10

N/A

NO

Chickatabot Beach

 

30

N/A

NO

Heron Beach

 

145 on July 9, 52 on July 10

N/A

NO*

Delano (Back) Beach

 

30

N/A

NO

Broady (Baker) Beach

 

20

N/A

NO

Germantown Fire Station

 

10

N/A

NO

Parkhurst (Perry) Beach

 

31

N/A

NO

Edgewater Beach

 

10

N/A

NO

Rhoda Beach

 

31

N/A

NO

Orchard Beach

 

Less than 10

N/A

NO

Nickerson Beach

 

Less than 10

N/A

NO

 

 

 

The DCR beaches were sampled on July 9, 2014

 

DCR Beaches:Beach Name/Location

Enterococcus Result

Geomean

Posted as Unacceptable for Bathing

(YES or NO)

Wollaston at Rice Road

10

N/A

NO

Wollaston at Sachem Street

10

N/A

NO

Wollaston at Channing Street

10

N/A

NO

Wollaston at Milton Road

10

N/A

NO

 

 

 

The City of Quincy Health Department considers individual bathing beach water samples with enterococcus counts less than 104 acceptable for bathing/swimming.  *Counts greater than 104 for two or more consecutive days indicate the waters are unacceptable for swimming/bathing and beaches will be posted as such.  5-sample geomean values of greater than 35 are also deemed unacceptable.  N/A means not available.

 

For up-to-date information regarding Wollaston Beach contact the DCR (Department of Conservation & Recreation, formerly the MDC) at (617) 626-4972.            

 

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