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Beach Opening

HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Oakland 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 bathing throughout the summer season. Water quality analysis is conducted by the HEALTH laboratory or a state certified laboratory.

The following beaches are still closed: Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick

PLEASE NOTE: BEACH STATUS MAY CHANGE ON A DAILY BASIS. For up to date information about swimming at Rhode Island beaches, go to the HEALTH website at www.health.ri.gov/beaches or for recorded information about RI Bathing beaches call (401) 222-2751.

Related links

Department or agency: Department of Health: Beach Monitoring

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

Release date: 06-28-2014

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