Aug 29, 2015 10:27 AM

More than a dozen NH beaches,ponds have water advisories

CONCORD - The state Department of Environmental Services has issued advisories for more than a dozen ponds or beaches because of problems either with fecal bacteria levels or cyanobacteria that pose a health risk to swimmers and pets. Additional testing is expected next week. More information is available at the state's beach advisory website.

Ponds identified as having cyanobacteria algae blooms are:

Downing Pond in New Durham
Otternick Pond in Hudson
Keyser Pond in Henniker
French Pond Beach in Henniker

Beaches were water has tested with elevated levels of fecal bacteria include:

Ahern State Park Beach in Laconia
Bartlett Beach on Lake Winnisquam in Laconia
Opechee Cove Beach in Laconia
Camp Spofford in Chesterfield
Wares Grove Town Beach in Chesterfield
Chase's Grove Beach on Island Pond in Derry
Catamount Pond at Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown
Mirror Lake Beach in Tuftonboro
Pawtuckaway State Park Beach in Nottingham
Pearly Lake Beach in Rindge


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