Pond water test results (summer 2016)

As of August 5, Quabbin Analytical Laboratory states “For the items tested, this sample was found to be within acceptable levels for swimming & fishing.”

Detailed results in table below. Max EPA recommended level for E.Coli is 235 (drinking water should be under 1), no recommendation for phosphate. Last year’s comparable time values in ().

Date E.Coli Phosphate
May 25, 2016 4 CFU/100 ml (10) 0.07 mg/L (0.05)
June 29, 2016 4 CFU/100 ml (10) 0.05 mg/L (0.02)
July 29, 2016 6 CFU/100 ml 0.08 mg/L

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