Norwell: Jacobs Pond being chemically treated today resulting in boating, fishing and swimming restrictions

Today, Jacobs Pond in Norwell will be chemically treated to control nuisance aquatic vegetation.

As a result, the pond will be closed today (Thursday) to swimming, boating and fishing.

In addition, water from Jacobs Pond should not be used for watering lawns, shrubs or plants of any kind for the next 90 days.

Signs will be posted around the pond’s shoreline warning of these temporary water use restrictions.

Additional chemical applications are expected throughout the summer.

Town officials say the pond will not be closed during these additional applications; however, the irrigation restriction will remain in effect.

The work is being performed for the town by Aquatic Control Technology of Sutton, MA.

 

About David Skill

Dave Skill’s radio career began in the fall of 1964 when he arrived on the campus of Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA. Dave barely got his bags unpacked when he paid a visit to WCHC, the campus radio station. And, before he knew it, he was spending so much time as a disc jockey and news writer/reporter, it seemed like he was majoring in “radio” and minoring in academics at “The Cross”. As you might imagine, his grades reflected it! During his junior and senior years, he also worked weekends in news and as a disc jockey at WNEB, the CBS radio affiliate in Worcester at the time.