Public Health Advisory

December 2018
Fish Consumption Advisory, Wrights Reservoir

There is a Public Health Advisory Issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)for the consumption of fish from Wrights Reservoir, which have been found to contain mercury.

CHILDREN UNDER 12, PREGNANT WOMEN, NURSING MOTHERS, AND WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE WHO MAY BECOME PREGNANT - Do not eat any fish: catch & release

ALL OTHER PEOPLE - Limit consumption of any fish species to two meals per month

This advisory does not apply to fish that are stocked. MDPH has issued other important health recommendations for fish consumption. To find out more information, please call 617-624-5757 or visit our website at http://www.mass.gov/dph/fishadvisories

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