Broad Creek - Pamlico Plantation

Washington, North Carolina
Managed by Sound Rivers

Broad Creek is sampled from a private marina at Pamlico Plantation. Broad Creek contains a number of marinas and is a popular launching point for access to both the creek and the Pamlico River.

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
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Special 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

Broad Creek - Pamlico Plantation is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 1st

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

Broad Creek - Pamlico Plantation

Washington, North Carolina
Managed by Sound Rivers

WATER QUALITY
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Special 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:   

Broad Creek is sampled from a private marina at Pamlico Plantation. Broad Creek contains a number of marinas and is a popular launching point for access to both the creek and the Pamlico River.

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

Broad Creek - Pamlico Plantation is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 1st

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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