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Monponsett Pond - Algae Status - August 15
On Monday, August 15, MassDEP collected water samples from both East and West Monponsett Ponds.  The samples were analyzed by MassDEP on August 16-19.  The East Monponsett sample collected at the Rt 36 boat ramp in Halifax showed a cyanobacteria level of 3,400 cells/ml.  The West Monponsett Pond samples showed cyanobacteria levels of 670,000 cells/ml at 4thAvenue Beach.  The West Monponsett Pond levels are all above the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml. MDPH recommends that the current advisory closing West Monponsett Pond for recreational use remain in place. East Monponsett Pond remains open. MassDEP plans on collecting samples again next week. Please let us know if you have any questions.

 
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