Traffic Advisory: Week of 3/20/23
Sewer installation and Vineyard Wind duct bank construction advances along Phinney’s Lane. View road closures and detours.
Design Plans for Stormwater Management at Boat Ramps Ready for Public Review
CONTACT: Jordan Mora, Restoration Ecologist; 207-650-1231 (cell); email@example.com The Association to Preserve Cape Cod will host two virtual public meetings on conceptual designs for green infrastructure stormwater management systems for 20 public boat ramp sites...
September 20, 2022 | Water Quality Update – Pet Advisory Level – Lovell’s Pond
September 20, 2022Today’s Updates:- A Pet Advisory will be posted at Lovell’s Pond within 24 hours due to increased Cyanobacteria biomass and elevated microcystin toxin levels.Warning Level Hinckley Pond, BarnstablePet Advisory LevelLovell’s PondTo see a map with all...
WATER QUALITY UPDATES
August 29, 2022 | Fair Acres Beach is re-opened to swimming
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...
Thursday August 25, 2022 8:50 AM | Beach Closure Due to Elevated Bacteria (E. Coli)
Fair Acres Beach is closed to swimming due to elevated E. Coli bacteria counts. This is the second single count exceedance and has triggered a geomean failure. Due to the exceedances, this beach does not meet 105 CMR 4445.00, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches and...
The Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan (CWMP) is a townwide, state approved, science based 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)