Harborview


Harborview Beach is located in the town of Dennis on Cape Cod Bay. The beach is on the east side of Sesuit Harbor, giving the beach its name. Its small waves and on-duty lifeguard make it a great place for families with young children. Its proximity to the harbor offers plenty of opportunities to watch the boats entering the bay.

Resident parking only. There are no facilities at this beach.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 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
16°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Harborview 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

Harborview


WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 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
16°C
Cloudy

Harborview Beach is located in the town of Dennis on Cape Cod Bay. The beach is on the east side of Sesuit Harbor, giving the beach its name. Its small waves and on-duty lifeguard make it a great place for families with young children. Its proximity to the harbor offers plenty of opportunities to watch the boats entering the bay.

Resident parking only. There are no facilities at this beach.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Harborview 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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