Cox Creek flows into, and is located just West of the Patapsco River, in Curtis Bay, MD. The creek is bordered by housing, wetlands and an electric generating station.

WATER QUALITY
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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

Cox Creek is sampled weekly from May 24th to August 25th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. 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 and social media site.

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

WATER QUALITY
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . 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:   

Cox Creek flows into, and is located just West of the Patapsco River, in Curtis Bay, MD. The creek is bordered by housing, wetlands and an electric generating station.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Cox Creek is sampled weekly from May 24th to August 25th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. 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 and social media site.

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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