Category: Health Advisory Panel

Farmington Pond
E. coli Monitoring 2020

Update June 29, 2020 Samples collected from Farmington Pond on June 19, 2020, and June 25, 2020 showed an increase in E. coli levels from previous samples. Concentrations remain above the recreational health advisory threshold of 409 MPN per 100 mL. The health advisory remains in effect. Sample Dates and MPN Values June 25, 2020: …

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Stormwater Ponds and Irrigation Canals

A local pond or irrigation canal that looks inviting for a quick swim on a hot summer day may contain waterborne pathogens that can make people sick. The public, particularly children, often view urban and suburban ponds and irrigation canals as play areas, but they aren’t. Stormwater Ponds Stormwater detention and retention ponds control flooding, …

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Rockport Reservoir: Pinery Picnic Area
E. coli Monitoring 2020

Update May 28, 2020 The Division of Water Quality conducted follow-up sampling on May 27, 2020, at the Pinery Picnic Area at Rockport Reservoir. E coli values in these samples were 25.9 Most Probable Number (MPN) per 100 milliliters (mL), well below the health advisory threshold of 409 MPN per 100 mL. Summit County Health …

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