Beach Fact Sheets and Monitoring Data
Boston area beaches are managed by local municipalities or the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). MWRA assists DCR with bacterial testing of beaches in summer.
DCR's telephone hotline
617-626-4972 provides daily updates on the bacterial water quality at local beaches.
Monitoring data from the Harbor and Rivers
Search Department of Public Health data for all Massachusetts coastal beaches.
Boston Harbor and River monitoring