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Monponsett Pond - Algae Update - October 13

Monponsett Pond - October 13

Report from Cathy Drinan, Board of Health Agent:

On Tuesday, October 13th, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) collected a water sample from West Monponsett Pond at Ocean Avenue Beach in Hanson.  Laboratory analysis showed cyanobacteria levels of 90,000 cells per millilter (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.  Sampling will occur at the waterbody again next week.

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