Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
This status is based on the latest sample, take on September 6th, 2023 Friends of the Cheat updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 11th at 2:24 PM.
Cheat River at The Narrows (Upper) is sampled Bi-Weekly from January 1st to December 31st
Friends of the Cheat staff, interns, and volunteers monitor water quality in this region. Friends of the Cheat monitors river recreation sites of the Cheat River. Sites are monitored for E. coli and total coliform as well as temperature, pH, and conductivity. Bacteriological samples are analyzed using the IDEXX Quanti-Tray/2000 method Samples are collected throughout the year. Water is monitored twice per month during peak river recreation months (April – September) and once per month during the off-season (October – March). Samples are generally collected on Wednesdays and results are posted on Fridays. Advisory issued when E. coli concentration is greater than 410 CFU/100 mL. A beach is Green when E.coli is less than 410 CFU/100 mL. A beach is Red when E.coli is equal to or more than 410 CFU/100 mL
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