PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORIES
OAK ISLAND BOAT RAMP ON FLINT POND and GAUCH PARK
Date of Record: June 29, 2023
Public Health Advisories have been issued for both Oak Island Boat Ramp on Flint Pond AND Gauch Park in Shrewsbury as laboratory tests show high levels of E. Coli during routine seasonal weekly water quality monitoring of select bodies of water in Shrewsbury.
The Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH) and the Town of Shrewsbury’s Board of Health have issued Health Advisories until further notice. The advisories will remain in effect until further laboratory tests reveal acceptable and safe water quality limits.
Town officials encourage individuals and their pets to avoid contact with both bodies of water, including fishing, until further notice.
Oak Island Boat Ramp on Flint Pond is located off Route 20, across from Edgemere Boulevard.
Gauch Park Pond is located at the corner of North Quinsigamond Avenue and Main Street.
If you have questions, please contact the Shrewsbury Health Department at 508-841-8384.