Rock Creek at Riviera Beach

Riviera Beach, Maryland

Private Community Beach at the mouth of Rock Creek at the Chesapeake Bay.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 10th, 2022. Anne Arundel Community College - Environmental Centre updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 11th, 2022 at 12:28 PM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Rock Creek at Riviera Beach is sampled weekly from May 25th to August 25th.

Source Information

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend. Water at all sites is sampled for enterococci at all sites.

AACC utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Enumeration of microorganisms associated with poor microbial water quality is performed at the Environmental Center

Water samples are collected weekly, on Wednesdays. Some sites are tested bi-weekly. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on AACC’s website and social media site.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

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Water Quality Graph

Rock Creek at Riviera Beach

Riviera Beach, Maryland

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 10th, 2022. Anne Arundel Community College - Environmental Centre updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 11th, 2022 at 12:28 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Private Community Beach at the mouth of Rock Creek at the Chesapeake Bay.

Monitoring Frequency

Rock Creek at Riviera Beach is sampled weekly from May 25th to August 25th.

Source Information

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend. Water at all sites is sampled for enterococci at all sites.

AACC utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Enumeration of microorganisms associated with poor microbial water quality is performed at the Environmental Center

Water samples are collected weekly, on Wednesdays. Some sites are tested bi-weekly. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on AACC’s website and social media site.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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