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Beach Alert: Framingham Introduces Public Beach Notification System

July 19, 2023 (1:20 pm EST)
Filed under: Health & Fitness,Sports by News Staff
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Framingham introduces BeachAlert notification system.

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Introducing BeachAlert, a comprehensive notification system designed to keep residents informed about the status of Framingham’s three public beaches.

BeachAlert provides timely updates, ensuring that residents are well-informed about beach closures, openings, and other essential information pertaining to the beach conditions.

Through BeachAlert, residents can receive real-time notifications directly to their preferred devices, such as smartphones, tablets, or computers. The system leverages cutting-edge technology and reliable data sources to deliver accurate and up-to-date information.

As of today, July 19, 2023 both Learned Pond beach and Lake Waushakum beach are closed due to bacteria.

Beach closures due to water contamination, severe weather conditions, or any other factors will be promptly communicated, enabling residents to adjust their plans accordingly and prioritize their safety.

As of today, July 19, 2023 both Learned Pond beach and Lake Waushakum beach are closed due to bacteria. Conversely, BeachAlert will also notify residents when the beaches are ready for reopening after closures.

The BeachAlert system aims to create a stronger and more connected community by empowering residents with crucial beach-related information.

By providing accurate and timely notifications, BeachAlert ensures that residents can make informed decisions and stay well-prepared for their beach outings.

To sign up, visit the City's "Notify Me" page at:, provide an email address or smartphone number where you'd like to receive the alerts then select which types of alerts you'd like to receive.

Along with Beach Alerts, on the same web page you can also subscribe to "Municipal News and Announcements", "Public Works Notices", "Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notices", "Emergency Alerts", info about municipal "Bids" and notices about "Sustainability" events. Periodically, the City also adds notification sign-up related to specific projects, such as (current) announcements related to the "Walnut Street Flood Mitigation project".

Stay in the know with BeachAlert and enjoy the sun, sand, and everything Framingham has to offer.


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