Strafford Town Beach

Strafford, New Hampshire

Bow Lake is a 1,160 acres lake located in the towns of Strafford NH and Northwood NH. Bow Lake flows to the Atlantic Ocean by the Cocheco and Piscataqua rivers. There are seven islands surrounding the lake. Bow Lake also offers fish stocking programs.

WATER QUALITY
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Strafford Town Beach is sampled monthly from June 1st to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

NHDES posts their latest test results to Swim Guide during the monitoring season as soon as they become available.

A beach is marked Green when test results are below water quality standards of 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period meets the standard of 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water..

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

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Strafford Town Beach

Strafford, New Hampshire

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   

Bow Lake is a 1,160 acres lake located in the towns of Strafford NH and Northwood NH. Bow Lake flows to the Atlantic Ocean by the Cocheco and Piscataqua rivers. There are seven islands surrounding the lake. Bow Lake also offers fish stocking programs.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Strafford Town Beach is sampled monthly from June 1st to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

NHDES posts their latest test results to Swim Guide during the monitoring season as soon as they become available.

A beach is marked Green when test results are below water quality standards of 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period meets the standard of 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water..

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

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