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 is required to be closed to swimming. Another sample will be collected today and the results will be available late tomorrow.

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:

Thomas A. McKean, RS, CHO
Director of Public Health