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Beach Closings

The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends the closure of Barrington Town Beach in Barrington, Easton's Beach in Newport, Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick, Peabody's Beach in Middletown, Scarborough State Beach (North and South) in Narragansett, Third Beach in Middletown, 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 area is safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted by the HEALTH laboratory or a state certified laboratory.

The following licensed beach remains closed to swimming: Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick. HEALTH officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the area is safe for swimming.

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Department or agency: Department of Health: Beach Monitoring

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

Release date: 08-14-2014

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