Centreville Wharf

Centreville, Maryland
Administrado por ShoreRivers

CRA monitors bacteria in the upper region of the Corsica River, between Sycamore Point and the Centreville Wharf.

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Agosto 1st, 2018. ShoreRivers 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

is sampled quincenalmente from 20 Mayo to 10 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

ShoreRivers and the Chester Riverkeeper sample locations every other Wednesday from the week before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Samples results are generally reported on Thursdays and Swim Guide is updated as soon as possible to reflect the latest results.

Samples are measured for Entroccoci bacteria, which serve as an indicator bacteria for pathogens in the water. Analysis is performed by ShoreRivers' technical staff at Washington College using the IDEXX Enterolert procedure.

The Environmental Protection Agency has set a threshold of 104 colony forming units per 100 milliliters (cfu/100ml) as the single test limit for weekly testing. Samples recording less than 104 cfu/100ml are therefore considered acceptable levels for swimming and water contact. Samples recording 104 cfu/100ml or greater are considered unacceptable for swimming and water contact due to the increased risk of illness. It is advised that after a rainfall, all Chester River beaches are under a no swimming/no direct water contact advisory for 48 hours due to predicted elevated bacteria levels from rainwater runoff and increased health risks. ShoreRivers' mission is to protect and restore Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, restoration, and education.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Centreville Wharf

Centreville, Maryland
Administrado por ShoreRivers

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Agosto 1st, 2018. ShoreRivers 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:   

CRA monitors bacteria in the upper region of the Corsica River, between Sycamore Point and the Centreville Wharf.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled quincenalmente from 20 Mayo to 10 Septiembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

ShoreRivers and the Chester Riverkeeper sample locations every other Wednesday from the week before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Samples results are generally reported on Thursdays and Swim Guide is updated as soon as possible to reflect the latest results.

Samples are measured for Entroccoci bacteria, which serve as an indicator bacteria for pathogens in the water. Analysis is performed by ShoreRivers' technical staff at Washington College using the IDEXX Enterolert procedure.

The Environmental Protection Agency has set a threshold of 104 colony forming units per 100 milliliters (cfu/100ml) as the single test limit for weekly testing. Samples recording less than 104 cfu/100ml are therefore considered acceptable levels for swimming and water contact. Samples recording 104 cfu/100ml or greater are considered unacceptable for swimming and water contact due to the increased risk of illness. It is advised that after a rainfall, all Chester River beaches are under a no swimming/no direct water contact advisory for 48 hours due to predicted elevated bacteria levels from rainwater runoff and increased health risks. ShoreRivers' mission is to protect and restore Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, restoration, and education.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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