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Current Beach Advisories as of June 25, 2017
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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.

Beach sampling/monitoring is conducted between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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

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

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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 sampling/monitoring is conducted between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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

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

Follow the NHDES Beach Advisories Twitter Feed.  NHDES Beaches Advisories Twitter Feed

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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.

Beach NameBeach TownWater TypeCommunicationDate PostedAdvisory Type
ELM BROOK PARK BEACHHOPKINTONFRESHWATERACOE SAMPLING ELM BROOK PARK BEACH OBSERVED CYANOBACTERIA BLOOM AT BOAT LAUNCH. SAMPLE WAS DELIVERED BY ACOE AND IT CONTAINED ANABAENA AND WORNICHINIA CYANOBACTERIA TYPES. CELL COUNT WAS GREATER THAN 70,000 CELLS/ML. OBSERVATIONS BY ACOE WILL CONTINUE AND ADVISORY WILL REMAIN UNTIL BLOOM HAS DISSIPATED.6/19/2017Cyanobacteria
HOOD PARK BEACH - HOODS PONDDERRYFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 6/14/2017 AND AGAIN 6/21/2017 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. SAMPLED BY TOWN OF DERRY.6/16/2017 Fecal Bacteria
SILVER LAKE STATE PARK BEACHHOLLISFRESHWATERA CYANOBACTERIA BLOOM (ANABAENA) HAS COME AND GONE SEVERAL TIMES THROUGHOUT JUNE. AN ADVISORY WAS LIFTED ON JUNE 21 AFTER 3-4 DAYS OF CLEAR WATER. A NEW ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED JUNE 23, 2017. A POSSIBLE TOXIN-PRODUCING CYANOBACTERIA BLOOM HAS BEEN PERIODICALLY APPEARING NEAR THE DAM AND BEACH, AS BLUE-GREEN STREAKS AND CLOUDS AT THE WATER SURFACE AND THROUGHOUT THE WATER COLUMN. SAMPLES WERE COLLECTED JUNE 23, 2017 AND DAILY OBSERVATIONS WILL CONTINUE.6/23/2017Cyanobacteria
TROY TOWN BEACHTROYFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 6/22/2017 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD.6/23/2017 Fecal Bacteria
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 Warning
6/19/2017ELM BROOK PARK, HOPKINTON. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been spotted appearing as bluish-green globs and/or clouds throughout the water column. The heaviest bloom areas were located near the boat launch. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere along the shoreline or within the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria blooms and keep children and pets out. Daily observations will continue.
6/23/2017SILVER LAKE, HOLLIS. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria bloom has been periodically appearing near the dam and beach, as blue-green streaks and clouds at the water surface and throughout the water column. The heaviest bloom areas were located near the dam and beach. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere along the shoreline or within the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria blooms and keep children and pets out. Daily observations by park staff will continue.

 


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