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Beach Closing

The Department of Health (HEALTH) has determined water quality at King Park Beach in Newport to be unsuitable for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when areas are safe for swimming.

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


Release date: 07-07-2014

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