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Bathing Beach Results

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Results from tests conducted on. Wednesday, July 23, 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

 

Less than 10

5

NO

Merrymount Beach

 

10

8

NO

Chickatabot Beach

 

20

12

NO

Heron Beach

 

10

24

NO

Delano (Back) Beach

 

Less than 10

8

NO

Broady (Baker) Beach

 

Less than 10

9

NO

Germantown Fire Station

 

10

8

NO

Parkhurst (Perry) Beach

 

Less than 10

11

NO

Edgewater Beach

 

Less than 10

7

NO

Rhoda Beach

 

10

8

NO

Orchard Beach

 

10

7

NO

Nickerson Beach

 

Less than 10

5

NO

 

The DCR beaches were sampled on July 22, 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

20

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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