View Current Water Quality & Beach Status Report for Town of Barnstable HERE
Ropes Beach in Cotuit is open for swimming.
Kennedy/Veterans (Veteran’s Beach) remains closed–today’s sample was above State standards.
Rope’s Beach in Cotuit also failed today’s test and will be closed.
Kennedy/Veterans is closed – today’s sample was above State standards
Parker Pond has been added to the Warning level for Cyanobacteria
Keyes Beach is opened for swimming!
Holly Point Beach Association/Bearse pond’s Pet Advisory has been lifted.
CLOSED* No Swimming
Long Pond Marstons Mills (Posted at Long Pond Farms Beach)
Lovells Pond Beach
- Higher risk for babies and small children
- Moderate health risks for adults
- Highest risks for pets
*minimum 2 week period of monitoring, before lifting closure
Keyes Beach, Hyannis continues to be closed due to bacteria levels above State standards.
The beach has been resampled.
Cyanobacteria Monitoring results:
Holly Point Beach Association/Bearse Pond
No Bottom Pond *, Cotuit is experiencing a cyanobacteria bloom- and the visibility is <4 ft. therefore swimming is not recommended for abutters and dogs should be kept out of the water. * There is no public access to this pond.
The Town of Barnstable shares data with Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC), which is updated for Barnstable on Thursday afternoons.
To check if your pond has been sampled and its current status please check the APCC Cyanomap HERE
Also, please remember the CDC guidance: “When in doubt it is best to stay out!” View CDC Site HERE
Cyanobacteria FAQ HERE