Black Hole Creek

Pasadena, Maryland

This site is located near the mouth of Black Hole Creek, at a private dock. Most of the creek is residential/rural, except for a small yacht club with a mooring field. There are no public facilities on the creek.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 25th, 2018. Anne Arundel Community College - Environmental Centre updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Black Hole Creek is sampled bi-weekly from May 31st to August 27th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. The Back Creek Conservancy sponsors testing at two sites along the Creek. The Conservancy envisions a fishable, swimmable Back Creek supported by a citizen-led non-profit group that speaks for the Creek.

Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend. Water at all sites is sampled for enterococci at all sites.

AACC utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Enumeration of microorganisms associated with poor microbial water quality is performed at the Environmental Center.

Water samples are collected weekly, on Wednesdays. Some sites are tested bi-weekly. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on AACC’s website.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Black Hole Creek

Pasadena, Maryland

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 25th, 2018. Anne Arundel Community College - Environmental Centre updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

This site is located near the mouth of Black Hole Creek, at a private dock. Most of the creek is residential/rural, except for a small yacht club with a mooring field. There are no public facilities on the creek.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Black Hole Creek is sampled bi-weekly from May 31st to August 27th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. The Back Creek Conservancy sponsors testing at two sites along the Creek. The Conservancy envisions a fishable, swimmable Back Creek supported by a citizen-led non-profit group that speaks for the Creek.

Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend. Water at all sites is sampled for enterococci at all sites.

AACC utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Enumeration of microorganisms associated with poor microbial water quality is performed at the Environmental Center.

Water samples are collected weekly, on Wednesdays. Some sites are tested bi-weekly. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on AACC’s website.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 enterococci/ 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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