Blue Hole

Fort Payne, Alabama

Blue Hole is located upstream from Little River falls at Little River Canyon.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 20th, 2020. Little River Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 20th, 2020 at 10:07 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Blue Hole is sampled weekly from May 22nd to September 3th.

Source Information

Little River Waterkeeper staff monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend.

At all sites, water is sampled for E. coli, total coliform, Temperature, pH, Total Dissolved Solids, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and Nitrates.

Disclaimer:
The Little River Waterkeeper reserve the right to publish test results for public knowledge. Test results are fact-based science research used to identify types and location of pollution issues. The tests are 99.9% accurate.

The Little River Waterkeeper utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of 235 col/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli CFU (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

Water samples are collected each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Results are posted each Friday. Results posted here on Swim Guide indicate E. coli concentrations.

Data from water monitoring is used by the Little River Waterkeeper to determine a source of pollution. Further sampling is taken by the Waterkeeper when necessary.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

Blue Hole

Fort Payne, Alabama

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 20th, 2020. Little River Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 20th, 2020 at 10:07 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Blue Hole is located upstream from Little River falls at Little River Canyon.

Monitoring Frequency

Blue Hole is sampled weekly from May 22nd to September 3th.

Source Information

Little River Waterkeeper staff monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend.

At all sites, water is sampled for E. coli, total coliform, Temperature, pH, Total Dissolved Solids, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and Nitrates.

Disclaimer:
The Little River Waterkeeper reserve the right to publish test results for public knowledge. Test results are fact-based science research used to identify types and location of pollution issues. The tests are 99.9% accurate.

The Little River Waterkeeper utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of 235 col/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli CFU (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

Water samples are collected each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Results are posted each Friday. Results posted here on Swim Guide indicate E. coli concentrations.

Data from water monitoring is used by the Little River Waterkeeper to determine a source of pollution. Further sampling is taken by the Waterkeeper when necessary.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

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