Saxapahaw Island Park


Saxapahaw Island Park opened in April 2018 and sits in the heart of Saxapahaw. The park spans 30 acres and features walking trails, a playground, and a meadow in addition to nearby river access. The park’s playground features a huge, one of a kind wooden fish slide that measures from head to fin 45 feet long. It stands 10 feet tall, is 8 feet wide and weighs six tons.

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 16th, 2019. Haw River Assembly 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

Saxapahaw Island Park is sampled weekly from May 10th to September 10th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Haw River Assembly staff and interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts May 10th and ends September 10th.

Water at all sites is sampled for E. coli at all sites. Basic water chemistry (pH, DO, temp, conductivity) is also monitored at all sites. Haw River Assembly utilizes the standardized federal criteria of 235 E.coli/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli cfu (colony forming units) per 100 ml. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted one day after collection. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on Haw River Assembly’s website and social media site. They are also available by email or by calling Haw River Assembly at 919-542-5790 or emily@hawriver.org.
A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli /
100 ML water.
A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli /
100 ML water.
A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no
available information.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Saxapahaw Island Park


WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 16th, 2019. Haw River Assembly 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:   

Saxapahaw Island Park opened in April 2018 and sits in the heart of Saxapahaw. The park spans 30 acres and features walking trails, a playground, and a meadow in addition to nearby river access. The park’s playground features a huge, one of a kind wooden fish slide that measures from head to fin 45 feet long. It stands 10 feet tall, is 8 feet wide and weighs six tons.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Saxapahaw Island Park is sampled weekly from May 10th to September 10th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Haw River Assembly staff and interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts May 10th and ends September 10th.

Water at all sites is sampled for E. coli at all sites. Basic water chemistry (pH, DO, temp, conductivity) is also monitored at all sites. Haw River Assembly utilizes the standardized federal criteria of 235 E.coli/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli cfu (colony forming units) per 100 ml. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted one day after collection. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on Haw River Assembly’s website and social media site. They are also available by email or by calling Haw River Assembly at 919-542-5790 or emily@hawriver.org.
A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli /
100 ML water.
A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli /
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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