Hacks Point

Earleville, Maryland
Managed by The Swim Guide

Hacks Point Beach is located on Hacks Point near the marina on the Bohemia 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
  • No data available

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 15th, 2017. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 17th, 2017 at 11:56 AM.
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Current Weather
22°C
Cloudy
Monitoring Frequency

Hacks Point is sampled bi-weekly from May 1st from August 31st.

Source Information

Sampling season runs from May - August each year. Samples are analyzed for entercocci bacteria, with results reported as the geometric mean of the number of "colony forming units" (CFU) per 100 ml of water for three samples collected at the beach each date. High priority beaches are sampled weekly, medium priority beaches biweekly and low priority beaches monthly. Maryland Department of Environment Regulations establish the following limits for bacteria:

A beach is marked Green when single sample results show enterococci counts below 104 units/ 100 ml of water for high and medium priority beaches or 158 cfu / 100ml of water for low priority beaches.A beach is marked Red when single sample results have enterococci counts above 104 units/ 100 ml of water for high and medium priority beaches or when the geometric mean of all samples collected over 30 days is above 35 cfu / 100 ml of water.A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.Sample results are available at: http://www.cecilcountyhealth.org/ccdhxx/ccdhBeaches.aspMaryland Healthy Beaches notification system has partnered with Google Earth to send updates. However, Swim Guide prefers to contact the Health Department directly as we are unable to determine the monitoring schedule Google Earth uses.

Water Quality Graph

Hacks Point

Earleville, Maryland
Managed by The Swim Guide

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
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 15th, 2017. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 17th, 2017 at 11:56 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
22°C
Cloudy

Hacks Point Beach is located on Hacks Point near the marina on the Bohemia River.

Monitoring Frequency

Hacks Point is sampled bi-weekly from May 1st from August 31st.

Source Information

Sampling season runs from May - August each year. Samples are analyzed for entercocci bacteria, with results reported as the geometric mean of the number of "colony forming units" (CFU) per 100 ml of water for three samples collected at the beach each date. High priority beaches are sampled weekly, medium priority beaches biweekly and low priority beaches monthly. Maryland Department of Environment Regulations establish the following limits for bacteria:

A beach is marked Green when single sample results show enterococci counts below 104 units/ 100 ml of water for high and medium priority beaches or 158 cfu / 100ml of water for low priority beaches.A beach is marked Red when single sample results have enterococci counts above 104 units/ 100 ml of water for high and medium priority beaches or when the geometric mean of all samples collected over 30 days is above 35 cfu / 100 ml of water.A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.Sample results are available at: http://www.cecilcountyhealth.org/ccdhxx/ccdhBeaches.aspMaryland Healthy Beaches notification system has partnered with Google Earth to send updates. However, Swim Guide prefers to contact the Health Department directly as we are unable to determine the monitoring schedule Google Earth uses.

Water Quality Graph

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North East, Maryland
North East, Maryland
Earleville, Maryland
Earleville, Maryland
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