Loop Beach Re-Opens


Attention Swimmers

Cotuit Loop Beach

Thursday August 18, 2022

8:30 AM

Public Beach Re-Opens

 

  • Loop Beach is re-opened to swimming.  After its August 10th closure due to elevated Enterococci bacterial counts, beach re-samples were collected on a daily basis.  Laboratory analyses revealed yesterday’s sample brought the geomean to acceptable bacteria counts for swimming in compliance with 105 CMR 445.000, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches.

August 16, 2022 – Loop Beach continues to remain closed for swimming due to elevated Enterococci bacteria counts.  Due to this exceedance, this beach does not meet 105 CMR 445.00, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches, and is required to be closed to swimming. Re-samples were taken today and the results will be available late tomorrow afternoon.

Beach Water Quality Updates August 15, 2022 Loop Beach continues to remain closed for swimming due to elevated Enterococci bacteria counts.  Due to recurring bacterial count exceedances, this beach does not meet 105 CMR 445.00, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches, and is required to remain closed to swimming. Re-samples are being taken today however due to the geomean exceedance levels results observed during the past multiple days, please be advised that this beach may be required to remain closed for several more days.

August 12, 2022 –

Loop Beach continues to remain closed for swimming due to elevated Enterococci bacteria counts.  Due to this exceedance, this beach does not meet 105 CMR 445.00, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches, and is required to be closed to swimming.

Re-samples are being conducted, however due to the exceedance levels, the beach will remain closed for a minimum of this weekend.

David W. Stanton, RS
Chief Health Inspector

August 10, 2022 – 3pm Loop Beach is closed for swimming due to elevated Enterococci bacteria counts.  Due to this exceedance, this beach does not meet 105 CMR 445.00, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches, and is required to be closed to swimming.

Re-samples were collected yesterday and the results of the re-samples will be available late this afternoon.

David W. Stanton, RS

Chief Health Inspector