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Beach Closure

HEALTH officials recommended the closure of Bristol Town Beach in Bristol to swimming due to high bacteria counts. 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.

PLEASE NOTE: BEACH STATUS MAY CHANGE ON A DAILY BASIS. For up to date information about swimming at Rhode Island beaches call (401) 222-2751.

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Department or agency: Department of Health: Beach Monitoring

Online: http://www.health.ri.gov/beaches/

Release date: 08-17-2012

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