Town of Halifax MA
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Monponsett Pond - Algae Update - October 26

Report from Cathy Drinan, Board of Health Agent:

On Monday, October 26, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) collected a water sample from West Monponsett Pond at Ocean Ave Beach in Hanson. MassDEP analysis showed cyanobacteria levels of 82,000 cells/ml, above the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) guideline level of 70,000 cells/milliliter. MDPH recommends that the current advisory remain in place. Sampling will occur at the waterbody again next week.