BCC6-Jones Cove

annapolis, Maryland

Cove on Back Creek

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
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  • Special Status
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Monitoring Frequency

BCC6-Jones Cove is sampled weekly from May 21st from September 30th.

Source Information

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. The Back Creek Conservancy in cooperation with the Severn River Association sponsors testing at six sites along the Creek. The Conservancy envisions a fishable, swimmable Back Creek supported by a citizen-led non-profit group that speaks for the Creek.Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend. Water at all sites is sampled for enterococci and values below 104 bacteria/ 100 ml of sample are designated as swimmable (pass).

AACC utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Enumeration of microorganisms associated with poor microbial water quality is performed at the Environmental Center.Water samples are collected weekly, on Wednesdays. Some sites are tested bi-weekly. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on AACC’s website. A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water. A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Water Quality Graph

BCC6-Jones Cove

annapolis, Maryland

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • No data available
  • Special Status
  • This means the affiliate organization managing a beach has set the beach status based on special local knowledge or information. Check the beach description and the Sources section for details.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Cove on Back Creek

Monitoring Frequency

BCC6-Jones Cove is sampled weekly from May 21st from September 30th.

Source Information

Anne Arundel Community College Environmental Center interns monitor water quality at sites in this region. The Back Creek Conservancy in cooperation with the Severn River Association sponsors testing at six sites along the Creek. The Conservancy envisions a fishable, swimmable Back Creek supported by a citizen-led non-profit group that speaks for the Creek.Sampling season starts Memorial Day Weekend and ends Labor Day Weekend. Water at all sites is sampled for enterococci and values below 104 bacteria/ 100 ml of sample are designated as swimmable (pass).

AACC utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of of 104 cfu/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Enumeration of microorganisms associated with poor microbial water quality is performed at the Environmental Center.Water samples are collected weekly, on Wednesdays. Some sites are tested bi-weekly. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available. Results will be communicated through the swim guide app and results tables will be put on AACC’s website. A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 104 enterococci/ 100 ML water.A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 104 enterococci/ 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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annapolis, Maryland
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