August 11, 2021
Parkers Pond is now removed from the pet advisory.
Shubaels Pond has now been lowered to just a pet advisory.
Muddy/Crocker Pond, and Long Pond both in Marstons Mills remain closed to swimming due to high levels of Cyanobacteria.
TOXIC CYANOBACTERIA in pond water
To protect yourself and pets:
- Do not drink pond water.
- Do not swim.
- Keep pets and livestock away.
- Avoid areas with scum while boating and do not eat fish.
Call your doctor or veterinarian if you or your animals have a sudden or unexplained sickness or signs of poisoning.
Other Information/- Cyanobacteria Postings:
Lovell’s Pond, Marstons MIlls
Pet Advisory Level
Shubaels Pond, Marstons Mills
If you are interested in receiving more information about Cyanobacteria and locations monitored, you may view the CyanoMAP at https://apcc.org/our-work/science/community-science/cyanobacteria/ to see recent cyanobacteria monitoring results from APCC. If you are interested in receiving email notifications when there is a potential toxic bloom identified by APCC, you may opt-in to the APCC toxic alerts. In order to receive email notification for toxic alerts, click this link: https://apcc.org/our-work/science/community-science/cyanobacteria/cyanobacteria-alert/ This link will bring you to a webpage where you will be asked to enter your email address in order to receive toxic alerts.
David W. Stanton, RS
Chief Health Inspector
TOWN OF BARNSTABLE