Drum Point - Wye Island

Easton, Maryland
Managed by ShoreRivers

The Wye River is a very popular destination for boaters looking for a quiet place to relax and enjoy fishing and crabbing. Kayaking and Canoeing are excellent ways to explore the beautiful ever changing shoreline.

Drum Point is a popular fishing, swimming and anchorage spot on the Wye River.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Failed to meet water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on May 28th, 2020. ShoreRivers updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on May 29th, 2020 at 1:11 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
17°C
A mix of sun and clouds
Monitoring Frequency

Drum Point - Wye Island is sampled weekly from May 23th from September 1st.

Source Information

ShoreRivers monitors water quality at sites in this region. Sampling Season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend with samples taken weekly thought this time. ShoreRivers utilizes the standardized EPA criteria of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing a single water sample, and 35 cfu/100 ml for the geometric mean calculated from multiple samples. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available or by close of business on Friday of each week. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app. and the Choptank and Miles and Wye Riverkeeper Facebook and Instagram accounts. Results tables are available by email or by calling ShoreRivers at 443 385 0511.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is under 35 cfu/100 ml. A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is equal to or above 35 cfu/100 ml. A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

Drum Point - Wye Island

Easton, Maryland
Managed by ShoreRivers

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on May 28th, 2020. ShoreRivers updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on May 29th, 2020 at 1:11 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
17°C
A mix of sun and clouds

The Wye River is a very popular destination for boaters looking for a quiet place to relax and enjoy fishing and crabbing. Kayaking and Canoeing are excellent ways to explore the beautiful ever changing shoreline.

Drum Point is a popular fishing, swimming and anchorage spot on the Wye River.

Monitoring Frequency

Drum Point - Wye Island is sampled weekly from May 23th from September 1st.

Source Information

ShoreRivers monitors water quality at sites in this region. Sampling Season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend with samples taken weekly thought this time. ShoreRivers utilizes the standardized EPA criteria of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing a single water sample, and 35 cfu/100 ml for the geometric mean calculated from multiple samples. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available or by close of business on Friday of each week. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app. and the Choptank and Miles and Wye Riverkeeper Facebook and Instagram accounts. Results tables are available by email or by calling ShoreRivers at 443 385 0511.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is under 35 cfu/100 ml. A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 Enterococcus / 100 ML water, and the geometric mean of multiple samples is equal to or above 35 cfu/100 ml. A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

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