This status is based on the latest sample.
Good Stewards of Rockingham updates the status of this beach as soon as
test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide
on December 31st at 7:00 PM.
Smith River, Island Ford Access is sampled
Water Quality Graph:
About Smith River, Island Ford Access
The serene Smith River on the Greenway!
Restroom Facilities are on site.
Good Steward's staff and volunteers monitor 8 sites bi-weekly from Memorial Day to Labor Day, switching to monthly after the swim season. Please see threshold explanation below or feel free to contact us! (336) 613-6109 or Steven@DanRiverkeeper.org
Sites are tested for E. Coli and follow the EPA standard of 235 colonies per 100 ml, expressed as most probably number (MPN), as measured by the IDEXX Quanti-Tray system.
A site is marked Green when results are equal or below 235 colonies/ 100 ML of water.
A site is marked Red when results are above 235 colonies/ 100 ML of water.
A site is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information