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Bathing Beach Results

Thursday, July 31, 2014

 

Results from tests conducted on. Wednesday, July 30, 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

6

NO

Mound

 

10

6

NO

Merrymount Beach

 

20

20

NO

Chickatabot Beach

 

10

14

NO

Heron Beach

 

Less than 10

21

NO

Delano (Back) Beach

 

52

13

NO

Broady (Baker) Beach

 

41

41

NO

Germantown Fire Station

 

72

72

NO

Parkhurst (Perry) Beach

 

20

20

NO

Edgewater Beach

 

Less than 10

6

NO

Rhoda Beach

 

Less than 10

8

NO

Orchard Beach

 

Less than 10

7

NO

Nickerson Beach

 

10

6

NO

 

 

 

The DCR beaches were sampled on July 29, 2014

 

DCR Beaches:Beach Name/Location

Enterococcus Result

Geomean

Posted as Unacceptable for Bathing

(YES or NO)

Wollaston at Rice Road

2

N/A

NO

Wollaston at Sachem Street

10

N/A

NO

Wollaston at Channing Street

2

N/A

NO

Wollaston at Milton Road

2

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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