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Posted on: October 8, 2021

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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 8, 2021

Media Contact: Robert Duncanson, Ph.D., Director of Health & Natural Resources Town of Chatham (508) 945-5165 - rduncanson@chatham-ma.gov


CYANOBACTERIA ADVISORY FOR WHITE POND

A Cyanobacteria Advisory for White Pond has been issued due to the presence of visibly elevated levels of Cyanobacteria in the vicinity of the Town Landing off Wilfred Road. 

Until further notice, people and pets should avoid contact with the pond water. 

Additional information will be provided when it becomes available. 

The Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod and the Friends of Chatham’s Waterways continue to monitor freshwater ponds in Chatham to provide timely notification to our residents of potentially harmful algal blooms. For additional information, please visit https://www.mass.gov/guides/cyanobacterial-harmful-algal-blooms-cyanohabs-water

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