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Bathing Beach Results

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Results from tests conducted on. Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  FINAL RESULTS  OF THE SEASON! 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)

AvalonBeach

 

Less than 10

8

NO

Mound

 

Less than 10

22

NO

MerrymountBeach

 

Less than 10

11

NO

ChickatabotBeach

 

Less than 10

16

NO

HeronBeach

 

Less than 10

9

NO

Delano (Back) Beach

 

41

20

NO

Broady (Baker) Beach

 

10

16

NO

Germantown Fire Station

 

Less than 10

15

NO

Parkhurst (Perry) Beach

 

Less than 10

13

NO

EdgewaterBeach

 

Less than 10

8

NO

Rhoda Beach

 

Less than 10

7

NO

OrchardBeach

 

Less than 10

6

NO

NickersonBeach

 

Less than 10

7

NO

 

The DCR beaches were sampled on August 26, 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

2

N/A

NO

Wollaston at Channing Street

4

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 WollastonBeach contact the DCR (Department of Conservation & Recreation, formerly the MDC) at (617) 626-4972.            

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