Beach Testing

West Beach, Beverly Farms  (Sam McLaughlin)The Beverly Health Department acts to protect the public from diseases associated with pathogenic agents and hazardous chemicals at public swimming areas. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s State Sanitary Code 105 CMR 445 regarding Bathing Beaches is enforced by the Beverly Health Department through weekly water sampling, posting of unsafe water areas and investigation of possible contamination source.

Find out more about beach testing: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Bureau of Environmental Health provides information on testing of all Massachusetts beaches including: