Ponds & Beaches

The Pembroke Health Agent and Board of Health wants you to know about your ponds! She will be posting information regarding the ponds and beaches in Pembroke.

Hobomock remains closed due to the PLANT HYDRILLA. Click here to read the full notice.

The Ponds are tested each week during the summer. Here are the results:

Here are the results for the pond testing conducted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                            <5
Little Sandy                                     30
Furnace                                           15
Oldham                                           16

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603


Here are the results for the pond testing conducted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                            5
Little Sandy                                     15
Furnace                                           28
Oldham                                           5
Camp Pembroke                            52

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


Here are the results of the re-test of Stetson Pond from Thursday, August 2, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson Pond                                        32

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


Here are the results for the pond testing conducted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level

Stetson                                            260       (has been retested: results posted August 2)
Little Sandy                                     <5
Furnace                                           5
Oldham                                           12
Camp Pembroke                            20
 
Maximum contaminant level:       235
 
Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.

Here are the results for the pond testing conducted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                            10
Little Sandy                                     20
Furnace                                           5
Oldham                                           15
Camp Pembroke                            28

Maximum contaminant level:       235


Here are the results for the pond testing conducted on Thursday, July 17, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                            5
Little Sandy                                     <5
Furnace                                           16
Oldham                                           120

Camp Pembroke                              56

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


Here are the results for the pond testing conducted on Thursday, July 12, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                               5
Little Sandy                                        <5
Furnace                                               20
Oldham                                               128

On July 10, 2018, Oldham Pond by Camp Pembroke contaminant level was 10.
Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


Here are the results for the pond testing conducted on Monday, July 2, 2018:

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                               5
Little Sandy                                        10
Furnace                                               5
Oldham                                               8

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


June 26, 2018

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                               5
Little Sandy                                        <5
Furnace                                               30
Oldham                                               5

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.

Little Sandy is now open!


June 19, 2018

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                               <5
Little Sandy                                        680
Furnace                                               5
Oldham                                               8

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.

***** Little Sandy tested high for e-coli. Another sample was taken today. Results will be posted when available.

The re-test of Little Sandy from 6/13/18:
Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Little Sandy                                        108
Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


June 12, 2018

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                               24
Little Sandy                                        860** (Being tested again 6/13/18, update will be posted)
Furnace                                              <5
Oldham                                              <5

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


June 5, 2018

Sampling Location                    Contaminant Level
Stetson                                               10
Little Sandy                                        36
Furnace                                              5
Oldham                                              12

Maximum contaminant level:       235

Contaminant level refers to e-coli (CFU/100ml).  Method of reference EPA 1603.


Pond test results from 2017