September 30, 2022 | Beach Water Quality Update

Today’s Updates: -         A Warning is posted at Lovell’s Pond due to increased Microcystin toxin.  This pond will be sampled again next week. -         The warning is removed and a Pet Advisory is posted at Hinckley Pond due to decreased cyanobacteria biomass.  This...


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The CWMP is a townwide plan to protect Barnstable’s coastal waters, ponds and drinking water by managing nutrient pollution from wastewater.  To accomplish this, the plan calls for an expansion of the Town’s wastewater infrastructure (sewers) as well as other innovative and nature-based approaches such as inlet dredging, cranberry bog conversions and use of nitrogen removing septic systems. 

Click here for  a user-friendly overview of the sewer expansion plan designed to protect Barnstable’s water resources. (Soon to be available in Portuguese and Spanish)

Colorful map of anticipated sewer expansion PHASE 1 projects in the Town of Barnstable