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Posted on: August 25, 2022

UPDATE: Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond

Public Health Advisory in Effect until Further Notice: Dean Park Pond - REMAINS IN EFFECT


Update as of 08-25-22: The Public Health Advisory previously issued on 07-14-22 for Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury remains in effect until further notice due to high bacterial levels caused by a Cyanobacteria Bloom (also known as blue-green algae).


Previously communicated and remains in effect.

Date of Record: July 14, 2022

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.

CAUTION PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY CYANOBACTERIA

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