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Monponsett Pond - Algae Test Results - June 29
On Thursday, June 29th, MassDEP collected water samples from both East and West Monponsett Ponds.  The samples were analyzed on June 30th.  The East Monponsett sample collected at the Rt 36 boat ramp in Halifax showed cyanobacteria level of 2,300 cells/ml.  The West Monponsett Pond samples showed cyanobacteria levels of 2,400 cells/ml at the 4th Avenue beach and 4,100 cells/ml at the state boat ramp. These levels are below the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml. MassDEP plans on collecting samples again next week. Please let us know if you have any questions.