DCR Recreational Advisory: Cyanobacteria Bloom in Hopkinton Reservoir in Hopkinton

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WHAT: The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is warning the public of a cyanobacteria bloom present in the Upper Hopkinton Reservoir, including at the waterbody’s beach area, in Hopkinton State Park in the Town of Hopkinton. During a bloom it is strongly advised that the public should not have contact with the water. Additionally, pet owners should keep their animals away from the shoreline to prevent them from ingesting the water. The waterbody will be retested until cyanobacteria levels are within acceptable limits per Department of Public Health (DPH) regulations. For questions regarding cyanobacteria blooms, please contact the DPH at (617) 624-5757 or visit the agency’s algae webpage.

Where: Upper Hopkinton Reservoir, including the waterbody’s beach area, in Hopkinton State Park in the Town of Hopkinton

WHEN: Until further notice