Massachusetts swimmers can now check quality of Connecticut River online

Aug 1st, 2012 | By | Category: General

NORTHAMPTON – A new website run by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and the Connecticut River Watershed Council offers insight into where it is OK to swim – and where people may want to stay out of the water to avoid getting sick.

The website aggregates weekly data on the amount of bacteria in the water at about 30 locations in the Connecticut River watershed. The information paints a picture of where the water is clean and not so clean.

For more on this story, visit: Swimmers can now go online to check quality of Connecticut River water | GazetteNET.

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