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RIDOH Recommends Beach Closings

 

RIDOH Recommends Beach Closings

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing the following beaches for swimming due to high bacteria counts:

Oakland Beach in Warwick
Ninigret Pond in Charlestown
Camp Watmough’s Beach in Glocester
Briar Point Beach in Coventry

Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe.

When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH’s laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status of a beach may change daily. The most up-to-date beach information is available through a recorded message on RIDOH’s beaches telephone line (401-222-2751).

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