Sandwich Water Bodies Reach Safe Levels

SANDWICH - Officials in Sandwich have announced that bodies of water within the town have reached safe swimming levels. Weekly testing conducted by … [Read more...]

With Algae Blooms on the Rise, Sandwich Health Officials Outline Advisories

SANDWICH - With more and more algal blooms reported across Cape Cod as the summer heat reaches its peak, Sandwich health officials outlined how they … [Read more...]

Falmouth Pond Tests Show Dangerous Levels of Cyanobacteria

FALMOUTH – Four Falmouth bodies of water have been labeled as dangerous for residents due to high and moderate levels of cyanobacteria. Tests for … [Read more...]

Barnstable Warns of Fertilizer Threat to Ecosystem

WEST BARNSTABLE – Barnstable Town Manager Mark Ells recently released a reminder to residents to be mindful of the fragile ecosystem on Cape Cod and … [Read more...]

Cyanobacteria Warning Issued for Peters Pond

SANDWICH - As summer temperatures continue to rise, the Sandwich Health Department has issued a cyanobacteria bloom warning for a local freshwater … [Read more...]

EPA Gives State More Than $200K for Beach Bacteria Testing

HYANNIS – The United States Environmental Protection Agency will be awarding $245,600 to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for water … [Read more...]

Sandwich and Mashpee Test Lakes for Dangerous Bacteria

SANDWICH – Several local bodies of water are currently being monitored for cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, which can be harmful to … [Read more...]

Toxic Algae Blooms Begin on Cape Cod

BREWSTER - The Association to Preserve Cape Cod has advised residents that they have begun to detect blooms of toxic cyanobacteria, also known as … [Read more...]
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