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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Public Health Advisory Update: Dean Park Pond - Advisory LIFTED and Gauch Park Pond - CLOSED.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY UPDATE - As of July 22, 2021


DEAN PARK POND - PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED

GAUCH PARK POND - PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY IS STILL IN EFFECT


Date of Record:  July 22, 2021


Dean Park Pond - The Public Health Advisory has been LIFTED. Weekly laboratory testing has showed acceptable and safe water quality. 
Original Public Health Advisory was posted on July 12, 2021.

Public Health Advisory LIFTED on July 22, 201. 


Gauch Park Pond in Shrewsbury remains closed until further notice because laboratory testing is still showing high levels of E. Coli.
Original Public Health Advisory was posted July 15, 2021.


The Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH) and the Town of Shrewsbury’s Board of Health has ordered Gauch Park Pond to remain closed until further laboratory tests reveal acceptable and safe water quality limits.

Town officials encourage individuals and their pets to avoid contact at Gauch Park Pond, including fishing, until further notice.

Dean Park Pond is located off of Main Street in Shrewsbury.

Gauch Park Pond is located at the corner of North Quinsigamond Avenue and Main Street.

If you have further questions, please contact the Shrewsbury Health Department at 508-841-8384.

Gauch Park Pond


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