Public Landing Pier

Snow Hill, Maryland
Mis à jour par Assateague Coastkeeper

A public swimming area located in the tiny village of Public Landing, MD. Provides public access to the Chincoteague Bay, with two boat ramps, a fishing pier and swimmers access from the pier to the bay. Caution - this location is always posted to never swim within a 48 hour time period after a rainfall.

A short drive west from Public Landing will take you to the quaint little town of Snow Hill, MD, with restaurants, art galleries, antique shops and two Bed & Breakfast homes. Find out more about Snow Hill here: http://www.snowhillmd.com/

This sampling site is tested by Worcester County. Find out more here:
http://www.co.worcester.md.us/Envpgms/bathingbeaches.aspx

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Qualité de l’eau était satisfaisante dans 95 % des cas
  • Statut Historique
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Assateague Coastkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
13°C
Ciel dégagé
FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les semaines de 20 Mai à 15 Septembre

SOURCES

Assateague Coastkeeper samples watersport recreation locations in Isle of Wight Bay, St. Martin River, Turville Creek and Herring Creek every Wednesday from the week before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Samples results are generally reported on Thursdays and Swim Guide is updated as soon as possible to reflect the latest results.

Our samples are measured for Entroccoci bacteria, which serve as an indicator bacteria for pathogens in the water. Analysis is performed by Coastkeeper Staff using the Enterolert Quanti-Tray 2000 system. The Environmental Protection Agency has set a threshold of 104 colony forming units per 100 milliliters (cfu/100ml) as the single test limit for weekly testing. Samples recording less than 104 cfu/100ml are therefore considered "safe levels." Samples recording 104 cfu/100ml or greater are considered "unsafe" due to the increased risk of illness.

Worcester County Environmental Programs samples bathing beaches in Worcester County weekly during the bathing beach season. Samples are collected every Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday and are tested for enterococcus bacteria. Results are available on Tuesday and Wednesday at the website: http://www.co.worcester.md.us/Envpgms/bathingbeaches.aspx
A running geometric mean of each site, using a minimum of 5 samples taken over a 30-day period, is calculated. For enterococcus, the geometric mean should not exceed 35 organisms per 100 ml (35 MPN), with no single sample exceeding 104 organisms per 100 ml. Enterococcus serves as the sole indicator for evaluating water quality and determining beach advisories. An advisory is issued for a sampling site, if bacterial levels exceed the above state standards.

Coastkeeper cautions that bayside water sport recreationalists and swimmers should adopt a no swimming/no direct water contact plan for 48 hours on any bayside beaches or bayside water recreation spots that are adjacent to developed areas, due to the possibility of elevated bacteria levels from rainwater runoff and increased health risks.

Swimmers on the oceanside beaches of Ocean City and Assateague Island should check Swim Guide for bathing beach advisories after a heavy rainfall.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU

Public Landing Pier

Snow Hill, Maryland
Mis à jour par Assateague Coastkeeper

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Qualité de l’eau était satisfaisante dans 95 % des cas
  • Statut Historique
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Assateague Coastkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
13°C
Ciel dégagé

A public swimming area located in the tiny village of Public Landing, MD. Provides public access to the Chincoteague Bay, with two boat ramps, a fishing pier and swimmers access from the pier to the bay. Caution - this location is always posted to never swim within a 48 hour time period after a rainfall.

A short drive west from Public Landing will take you to the quaint little town of Snow Hill, MD, with restaurants, art galleries, antique shops and two Bed & Breakfast homes. Find out more about Snow Hill here: http://www.snowhillmd.com/

This sampling site is tested by Worcester County. Find out more here:
http://www.co.worcester.md.us/Envpgms/bathingbeaches.aspx

FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les semaines de 20 Mai à 15 Septembre

SOURCES

Assateague Coastkeeper samples watersport recreation locations in Isle of Wight Bay, St. Martin River, Turville Creek and Herring Creek every Wednesday from the week before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Samples results are generally reported on Thursdays and Swim Guide is updated as soon as possible to reflect the latest results.

Our samples are measured for Entroccoci bacteria, which serve as an indicator bacteria for pathogens in the water. Analysis is performed by Coastkeeper Staff using the Enterolert Quanti-Tray 2000 system. The Environmental Protection Agency has set a threshold of 104 colony forming units per 100 milliliters (cfu/100ml) as the single test limit for weekly testing. Samples recording less than 104 cfu/100ml are therefore considered "safe levels." Samples recording 104 cfu/100ml or greater are considered "unsafe" due to the increased risk of illness.

Worcester County Environmental Programs samples bathing beaches in Worcester County weekly during the bathing beach season. Samples are collected every Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday and are tested for enterococcus bacteria. Results are available on Tuesday and Wednesday at the website: http://www.co.worcester.md.us/Envpgms/bathingbeaches.aspx
A running geometric mean of each site, using a minimum of 5 samples taken over a 30-day period, is calculated. For enterococcus, the geometric mean should not exceed 35 organisms per 100 ml (35 MPN), with no single sample exceeding 104 organisms per 100 ml. Enterococcus serves as the sole indicator for evaluating water quality and determining beach advisories. An advisory is issued for a sampling site, if bacterial levels exceed the above state standards.

Coastkeeper cautions that bayside water sport recreationalists and swimmers should adopt a no swimming/no direct water contact plan for 48 hours on any bayside beaches or bayside water recreation spots that are adjacent to developed areas, due to the possibility of elevated bacteria levels from rainwater runoff and increased health risks.

Swimmers on the oceanside beaches of Ocean City and Assateague Island should check Swim Guide for bathing beach advisories after a heavy rainfall.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU



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