Follins Pond

Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Follins Pond is a brackish lake that connects to Nantucket Sound via the Bass River. It is believed by many to be the mysterious Village known as Vinland, a viking settlement 500 years before European Contact in the western hemisphere. While evidence supporting this theory is at best circumstantial locals and visitors debate the possibilities while touring by boat from Bass River to the pond.

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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
18°C
Chance of heavy rain
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled semanalmente from 1 Junio to 1 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Yarmouth County Department of Health, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation collect water quality samples weekly from June through September. Beaches are tested on a weekly basis on Monday and results are available by Wednesday.

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.

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

Follins Pond

Yarmouth, Massachusetts

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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
18°C
Chance of heavy rain

Follins Pond is a brackish lake that connects to Nantucket Sound via the Bass River. It is believed by many to be the mysterious Village known as Vinland, a viking settlement 500 years before European Contact in the western hemisphere. While evidence supporting this theory is at best circumstantial locals and visitors debate the possibilities while touring by boat from Bass River to the pond.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled semanalmente from 1 Junio to 1 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Yarmouth County Department of Health, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation collect water quality samples weekly from June through September. Beaches are tested on a weekly basis on Monday and results are available by Wednesday.

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.

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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