Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
This status is based on the latest sample, take on September 13th, 2023 Potomac Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 14th at 2:27 PM.
Rock Creek - Pinehurst Branch is sampled Weekly from April 1st to November 30th
Funded by the District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) (Grant# RFA 2018-1805-WQD-VWQM), Anacostia Riverkeepers run a citizen science water quality monitoring program in partnership with Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Audubon Naturalist Society, and Rock Creek Conservancy. Testing occurs weekly at 8 sites (from May through September) along the Rock Creek for bacteria, water temperature, air temperature, pH, and turbidity. The goal of this volunteer monitoring program is to provide valuable and accessible water quality data for residents and visitors, so they can make informed decisions before recreating.
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