Clipper Lane


Clipper Lane Beach is located on Swan Pond in the town of Dennis on Cape Cod.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 28th, 2019. The Swim Guide - Massachusetts updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
17°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Clipper Lane is sampled weekly from May 21st to January 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Local boards of health, the Dennis County Department of Health, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation collect water quality samples weekly from May through September. Beaches in Dennis are tested on a weekly basis on Wednesdays, and the water quality results are published on Fridays.

The water at marine beaches is tested for the presence of Enterococci, a group of bacterial species typically found in human and animal intestines and are therefore present in sewage. Enterococci is also referred to as indicator organisms. Indicator organisms are used to predict the presence of pathogenic, or disease-causing, organisms associated with fecal contamination.

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season (May through September).

A beach is marked Green when less than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains less than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when more than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains more than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Clipper Lane


WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 28th, 2019. The Swim Guide - Massachusetts updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
17°C
Cloudy

Clipper Lane Beach is located on Swan Pond in the town of Dennis on Cape Cod.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Clipper Lane is sampled weekly from May 21st to January 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Local boards of health, the Dennis County Department of Health, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation collect water quality samples weekly from May through September. Beaches in Dennis are tested on a weekly basis on Wednesdays, and the water quality results are published on Fridays.

The water at marine beaches is tested for the presence of Enterococci, a group of bacterial species typically found in human and animal intestines and are therefore present in sewage. Enterococci is also referred to as indicator organisms. Indicator organisms are used to predict the presence of pathogenic, or disease-causing, organisms associated with fecal contamination.

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season (May through September).

A beach is marked Green when less than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains less than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when more than 104 units of Enterococci / 100 ml of water is present in a single sample, or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contains more than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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