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West Monponsett Pond Continues to Be Closed
On Tuesday, July 5th, MassDEP collected water samples on East and West Monponsett Ponds.  The samples were analyzed by MassDEP on July 5-7th.  The East Monponsett sample, collected at the Rt 36 boat ramp in Halifax showed a cyanobacteria level of 950 cells/ml.  The West Monponsett Pond samples showed cyanobacteria levels of 613,000 cells/ml at 4th Avenue Beach, 592,000 cells/ml at the state boat ramp, and 632,000 cells/ml at Ocean Ave beach.  The West Monponsett Pond levels are all above the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml. MDPH recommends that the current advisory remain in place. MassDEP plans on collecting samples again next week. Please let us know if you have any questions.



 
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