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Monponsett Pond - Algae Status - August 1
On Monday, August 1, MassDEP collected water samples from both East and West Monponsett Ponds.  The samples were analyzed by MassDEP on August 2-3.  The East Monponsett sample collected at the Rt 36 boat ramp in Halifax showed a cyanobacteria level of 1,754 cells/ml.  The West Monponsett Pond samples showed cyanobacteria levels of 836,183 cells/ml at 4th Avenue Beach, 1,021,957 cells/ml at the state boat ramp, and 869,796 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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