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Beach Opening

Department of Health (HEALTH) officials recommended re-opening King Park Beach in Newport 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.

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Department or agency: Department of Health: Beach Monitoring


Release date: 08-28-2014

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