State Government Press Releases

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06/07/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Barrington Town Beach for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening when the water is again safe for swimming. When a beach closure is recommended, water...
05/22/2015
Memorial Day Weekend is here and all Rhode Island state and licensed beaches are open for the 2016 beach season! Have a fun and healthy summer!
08/14/2015
The Department of Health recommends re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout...
08/12/2015
The Department of Health recommends the closure of Oakland Beach in Warwick to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted by the State Health...
08/04/2015
The Department of Health recommends the closure of Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted by the...
07/31/2015
The Department of Health recommends re-opening Goddard Memorial State Park Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
07/30/2015
The Department of Health recommends the closure of Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick and Warren Town Beach in Warren to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water...
06/24/2015
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommended re-opening Goddard Memorial Park Beach in Warwick for swimming. 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...
06/23/2015
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends the closure of Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is...
06/03/2015
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends the closure of North Kingstown Town Beach in North Kingstown to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted...