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Tag: Beach Monitoring

What You Should Know about Recreational Water Quality on Cape Cod this 4th of July Week

Every year, local and national news outlets cover water quality concerns as thousands of people flock to the beaches for what is inevitably one of the busiest weeks of the […]

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Barnstable County’s Beach Monitoring Program is Underway for the 2024 Season

The week of June 3, 2024 marked the first full week of bacteriological monitoring on Cape Cod’s bathing beaches. Each year, Barnstable County hires and trains six seasonal samplers to […]

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Barnstable County staff weigh in on recent beach closures at Cooks Brook in Eastham

Bacterial growth could have been encouraged by beach erosion BY AMELIA ROTH-DISHY, The Provincetown Independent | JUL 26, 2023 EASTHAM — The closure of Cooks Brook Beach on the Cape Cod Bay […]

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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 […]

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