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Public Health Advisory: Dean Park Pond
Date of Record: October 14, 2021
Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury is under an advisory until further notice due to high bacterial levels caused by a Cyanobacteria Bloom (also known as blue-green algae).
The Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH) and the Town of Shrewsbury’s Board of Health has ordered an advisory of the pond and it remain in effect until further laboratory tests reveal acceptable and safe water quality limits.Town officials encourage individuals and their pets to avoid contact at Dean Park Pond, including fishing, until further notice.Dean Park Pond is located off of Main Street in Shrewsbury.
If you have further questions, please contact the Shrewsbury Health Department at 508-841-8384.
CYANOBACTERIAL HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS
HARMFUL ALGAE BLOOMS IN FRESH WATER BODIES
CYANOBACTERIAL BLOOM FACT SHEET