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Barnstable County Staff Discuss High Bacteria Levels at Local Beaches

Environmental Project Assistant and Beach Program Coordinator Jennifer McMullin and Health Communications Coordinator Bethany Traverse explain factors that contribute to occasional bacterial contamination at Cape Cod’s beaches in this Lower Cape TV interview.

Barnstable County’s Beach Monitoring Program tracks bacteria levels at more than 375 beaches weekly to keep the public informed of bathing beach water quality. Learn more at Beach Sample Results – Barnstable County (