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Beach Closures

Recommended Sites

Beach Monitoring and Notification

Environmental Protection Agency's website devoted to informing the public about beach pollution and water quality.

Find Your Beach

Environmental Protection Agency site to find information about beaches near you or your vacation spot.

Testing the Waters

The Natural Resources Defense Council's annual review of U.S. beaches.

Finding a Clean Beach

The NRDC's guiding to finding a clean, safe beach.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

The authority responsible for monitoring Cape Cod beaches.

EPA Method 1600

EPA's methodology for measuring enterococci bacteria in water.
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