Blounts Creek - Cotton Patch Landing

Chocowinity, North Carolina
Managed by Sound Rivers

Blounts Creek is sampled from Cotton Patch Landing. Cotton Patch Landing features boat ramp access to Blounts Creek, as well as fishing supplies, kayak rentals, and areas for RVs and camping.

This is a temporary notice as of 7/6/2018, sea nettle jellyfish have been spotted from Blounts Bay out eastward on the Tar-Pamlico and from Oriental, NC eastward due to increasing salinity. For most people, a sting from this jellyfish will produce a painful rash that will last about 20 minutes, but some might experience a stronger reaction.

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Sound Rivers 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

Blounts Creek - Cotton Patch Landing is sampled weekly from June 1st to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Sound Rivers’ Neuse and Pamlico-Tar Riverkeepers work with interns and volunteers to monitor water quality sites in the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico watersheds. Our sites are sampled weekly from June 1st through August 31st. Sites are monitored for E. coli (in freshwater) and enterococci in salt water.

Sound Rivers uses the EPA and North Carolina water quality criteria for contact recreation. Healthy waters are ≤ 235 MPN/100 mL for E. coli in freshwater and enterococci ≤ 104 MPN/100 mL in salt water.

Sites are marked green when the last sample was below the criteria.

Sites are marked red when the last sample was above the criteria.

Sites are marked grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

The results of our monitoring are posted to swim guide’s website and app as soon as lab results are available. You can find further information about Sound Rivers and our monitoring programs at http://soundrivers.org.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Blounts Creek - Cotton Patch Landing

Chocowinity, North Carolina
Managed by Sound Rivers

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Sound Rivers 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:   

Blounts Creek is sampled from Cotton Patch Landing. Cotton Patch Landing features boat ramp access to Blounts Creek, as well as fishing supplies, kayak rentals, and areas for RVs and camping.

This is a temporary notice as of 7/6/2018, sea nettle jellyfish have been spotted from Blounts Bay out eastward on the Tar-Pamlico and from Oriental, NC eastward due to increasing salinity. For most people, a sting from this jellyfish will produce a painful rash that will last about 20 minutes, but some might experience a stronger reaction.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Blounts Creek - Cotton Patch Landing is sampled weekly from June 1st to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Sound Rivers’ Neuse and Pamlico-Tar Riverkeepers work with interns and volunteers to monitor water quality sites in the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico watersheds. Our sites are sampled weekly from June 1st through August 31st. Sites are monitored for E. coli (in freshwater) and enterococci in salt water.

Sound Rivers uses the EPA and North Carolina water quality criteria for contact recreation. Healthy waters are ≤ 235 MPN/100 mL for E. coli in freshwater and enterococci ≤ 104 MPN/100 mL in salt water.

Sites are marked green when the last sample was below the criteria.

Sites are marked red when the last sample was above the criteria.

Sites are marked grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

The results of our monitoring are posted to swim guide’s website and app as soon as lab results are available. You can find further information about Sound Rivers and our monitoring programs at http://soundrivers.org.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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