Microcystin toxin report
for August 5, 2020
Here are the Microcystin toxin report for samples collected Aug 5, 2020.
*Jackson Cove beach was not able to be accessed due to fallen trees and power lines.
Samples collected August 5, 2020
Site ppb (ug/L)
Eichler’s Cove 0.902
New Fairfield 0.289
New Milford 0.159
Results meet the assay kit’s QC criteria.
The U.S. EPA and CT DPH currently advise a Microcystin threshold of 8.0 parts per billion (ppb; µg/L) for recreational waters.
Standard Curve R-squared = 0.998
Thank you for participating in the WCSU Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program.
Edwin Wong, Ph.D.
Ghada Hafez, Ph.D.