Bathing Beach Water Quality Reports 2023

Marine Beaches in Massachusetts

In 2000, the U.S. Congress enacted the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Act to improve the quality of coastal recreational waters. The BEACH Act seeks to reduce the risk of disease to users of the Nation's marine recreational waters through the identification of high-risk beaches, identification and mitigation of sources of pollution, and notification/risk communication to the public. In late 2001, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) was awarded funding from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) that partially support Departmental efforts to develop a bathing beaches inventory and communicate results of beach monitoring to the general public.

Duxbury has five beaches where the water is collected and sent to the lab for testing; Please see the link below for beach closures:

As of Friday, August 21, 2023:

Landing Road-Open

Shipyard Lane-Open

West End-Open

Resident's Beach-Open

Bath House @ Blakeman's-Open

June 13, 2023 Report

June 20, 2023 Report

June 27, 2023 Report

July 5, 2023 Report

July 6, 2023 Resample Landing Road for exceedance

July 7, 2023 Resample West End for exceedance

July 11, 2023 Report

July 13, 2023 Resample of Landing Road exceedance

July 17, 2023 Landing Road Beach closed due to Geomean Exceedance-What is a Geomean Exceedance? Click here to learn more:

July 18, 2023 Report 

July 26, 2023 Report

August 2, 2023 Report

August 9, 2023 Report 

August 16, 2023 Report

August 22, 2023 Report

August 23, 2023 Resample Resident Beach-pass