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Boston Harbor Beaches

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Beach Fact Sheets and Monitoring Data

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Beach Data
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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 at 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


Link to Wollaston Beach information Link to Wollaston Beach information