PROVIDENCE - The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends the
closure of Bristol Town Beach in Bristol to swimming due to high bacteria
Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend
re-opening when the area is safe for swimming.
Water quality analysis is
conducted by the HEALTH laboratory or a state certified
laboratory. HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Third Beach in
Middletown, King's Park Beach in Newport, and Grinnell's Beach in Tiverton for
This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show
bacteria levels within acceptable limits.
HEALTH will continue to monitor the
water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the summer season.
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