Town of Halifax MA
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Monponsett Pond - Algae Testing - June 12
On Monday, June 12th, MassDEP collected water samples from both East and West Monponsett Ponds. The samples were analyzed on June 12-14th.  The East Monponsett sample collected at the Rt 36 boat ramp in Halifax showed no cyanobacteria.  The West Monponsett Pond samples showed cyanobacteria levels of 500 cells/ml at the 4th Avenue beach and 400 cells/ml at the state boat ramp. These levels are below the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml.