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Please note: The above map may not display accurate icons for a short time after any update. The charts below listing advisories and warnings are updated instantly by DES Beach Program staff.

Monitoring is complete for the 2014 swimming season. Beach sampling will begin after Memorial Day, 2015.

For beach & advisory details, sampling results, and yearly reports, conduct a OneStop search.

Summary reports of 2014 monitoring season are also available at: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/beaches/beach_reports/index.htm.

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For explanations about advisories and procedures, please visit the Beach Advisories page: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/beaches/advisories.htm.


Cyanobacteria Lake Warnings

Lakes without designated beaches or areas of a lake away from a designated beach are issued cyanobacteria lake warnings when a large algae bloom is observed. Lakes with cyanobacteria warnings are re-inspected weekly.

 


Date of WarningDescription of WarningCurrent Warning
6/30/2016 12:00:00 AMDOWNING POND, NEW DURHAM--CYANOBACTERIA WARNING: A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria bloom has been spotted appearing as green, cloudy water throughout the pond. Please be advised conditions can change quickly. Pond users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep pets out of the water. Sampled most recently on 7/21/16. Will be resampled late in the week of 7/25/16.Y

 

Current Beach Advisories

Advisories are updated daily during the swim season. Beaches are only listed here if the most recent fecal bacteria or cyanobacteria sample analysis exceeded state standards. Results are available through the OneStop database.

 

Beach NameBeach TownWater TypeCommunicationDate PostedAdvisory Type
ALBEE BEACH - LAKE WENTWORTHWOLFEBOROFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 7/20/16 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 7/22/16, NEW RESULTS 7/23/16.07/21/2016 Fecal Bacteria
CLOUGH POND TOWN BEACHLOUDONFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 7/20/16 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 7/22/16, NEW RESULTS 7/23/16.07/21/2016 Fecal Bacteria
ELM BROOK PARK BEACHHOPKINTONFRESHWATERA CYANOBACTERIA BEACH ADVISORY IS BEING ISSUED TO ALERT PEOPLE AND PET OWNERS TO THE POSSIBILITY OF HARMFUL TOXINS IN THE WATER AT THE BEACH. AVOID CONTACT WITH AREAS OF WATER THAT ARE CLOUDY AND GREENISH. ADVISORY WILL BE REMOVED WHEN THE GROWTH IS NO LONGER VISIBLE.07/21/2016Cyanobacteria
FOOT OF THE LAKE BEACH - SILVER LAKEMADISONFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 7/20/16 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 7/22/16, NEW RESULTS 7/23/16.07/21/2016 Fecal Bacteria
HOOD PARK BEACH - HOODS PONDDERRYFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 07/21/16 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 07/22/16, NEW RESULTS 07/23/16.07/22/2016 Fecal Bacteria
PAWTUCKAWAY STATE PARK BEACHNOTTINGHAMFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 07/21/16 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 07/22/16, NEW RESULTS 07/23/16.07/22/2016 Fecal Bacteria


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