2022 Bathing Beach Water Test Results

The Braintree Health Department considers an individual bathing beach water sample with an enterococci count less than 104 acceptable for bathing/swimming in marine water.

Counts greater than 104 indicate the water is unacceptable for swimming/bathing and the beach will be posted as such. A 5-sample Enterococci Geometric Mean value greater than 35 also indicates the water is unacceptable for swimming/bathing.      

The Braintree Health Department considers an individual bathing beach water sample with an E. coli count less than 235 acceptable for bathing/swimming in fresh water.

Counts greater than 235 indicate the water is unacceptable for swimming/bathing and the beach will be posted as such. A 5-sample E. coli Geometric Mean value greater than 126 also indicates the water is unacceptable for swimming/bathing.
N/A means not available.

*Rain event occurred within 24 hours of sample collection 

Smith Beach

Marine (Salt) Water Beach
Sample Date  Enterococci 5-Sample Geomean Acceptable for Bathing?
6/14/2022      
6/21/2022      
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

Sunset Lake

Fresh Water Beach
Sample Date Enterococci 5-Sample Geomean Acceptable for Bathing?
6/14/2022      
6/21/2022