Lake Watershed Survey Guide

Water Quality at DCR State Beaches

  • Final Beach Water Quality Report pdf format of DCR Final Beach Report 
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    The complete report to the Senate and the House of Representatives on the water quality at beaches under the care and control of the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

  • Final Beach Water Quality Report pdf format of Final Beach Water Quality Report
file size 1MB doc format of Final Beach Water Quality Repot file size 5MB

    Main report on the water quality at beaches under the care and control of the Department of Conservation and Recreation.  

  • Appendices to Beach Report pdf format of Appendices to Beach Report
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    Appendices to the Beaches Water Quality Report 

Water Quality Assessment Reports

Reports are listed alphabetically by watershed name and, where multiple reports exist for a watershed, by publication date.

Water Quality Assessment Reports - Methodology

  • 2012 Assessment Methodology Guidance Manual pdf format of 2012 Assessment Methodology Guidance Manual
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    Parameters for reporting water quality in Massachusetts in accordance with the federal Clean Water Act and the Massachusetts Surface Water Quality Standards.

Cape Cod Watershed 1999

Deerfield River Watershed - 2000

Hudson River Basin - 2002

Ipswich River Watershed - 2000

Islands Watershed - 2000

Neponset River Watershed - 2004

Parker River Watershed - 1999

Parker River Watershed - 2004-2008

Shawsheen River Watershed - 2000

Weymouth & Weir River Watershed - 2004