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Interactive Map to check your pond

APCC Cyano Interactive Map

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What to do if you see a Bloom? 
  1. Avoid contact and don’t let dogs or children near the water.

  2. Take photos and note pond name, date, time, and location of the bloom.

  3. Contact your local Board of Health.

Links to learn more
How can I help my pond? 
  1. Stop fertilizing your lawn.

  2. Watch where stormwater flows and if drains are working.

  3. Install native plants to slow the flow of stormwater.

  4. Get your septic tank serviced

  5. Attend meetings of pond and environmental groups.

  6. Learn about I/A septic systems, eco-toilets and urine diversion. 

  7. Volunteer to support FPP activities such as sampling our ponds, collecting data 

  8. Join our group and email list to stay informed about upcoming events and alerts about water quality.  

  9. Donate! All donations are tax deductible. All our work is done by volunteers.

  10. Spread the word among your neighbors!

Cyanobacteria Fact Sheet

State of the Waters Cape Cod: Action Plan

About our  Freshwater Ponds

Our volunteers collect samples 

 Video and Pictures of volunteers sampling for 2023 

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