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Monponsett Pond - Test Results from August 24/25
On Monday, August 24th, MassDEP collected water samples from West Monponsett Pond at 4th Ave Beach and the state boat ramp in Halifax and Ocean Ave Beach in Hanson. MassDEP reported cyanobacteria levels of 311,000 cells/ml, 367,000 cells/ml, and 312,000 cells/ml, respectively, all of which are above the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml. On Tuesday, August 25th, MDPH collected water samples from West Monponsett Pond at 4th Ave Beach in Halifax. Laboratory analysis showed cyanobacteria levels of 135,000 cells/ml, above the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml. Microcystin toxin was not detected. MDPH recommends that the current advisory remain in place. MDPH sampling will occur at the waterbody again on September 1st.

 
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