Fair Acres Beach is re-opened to swimming.  After its August 25th closure due to elevated E. Coli bacterial counts, beach re-samples were collected on a daily basis.  Laboratory analyses revealed the latest sample brought the geomean to acceptable bacteria counts for swimming in compliance with 105 CMR 445.000, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches.

Cyanobacteria Postings/ Warnings & Pet Advisories at Lakes and Ponds

Warning Level

Hinckley Pond, Barnstable

Pet Advisory Level

Long Pond, Marstons Mills

North Pond, Osterville

To see a map with all monitored ponds and other town’s ponds – check out the Cyanomap at APCC at: