State Government Press Releases

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06/06/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Barrington Town Beach for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change on a...
05/31/2019
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) officials recommended reopening Third Beach in Middletown for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure...
05/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Third Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change...
05/24/2019
The 2019 beach monitoring season begins on Tuesday, May 28th. Announcements about closures (and reopenings) will be posted here throughout the season. Specific beaches may have their own opening dates for the season. Beach goers may want to check those opening dates before heading to the beach.
08/31/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick on Sunday, Sept. 2 for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure...
08/25/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
08/11/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Bonnet Shores Beach Club for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
08/10/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Third Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change on...
07/28/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends opening Camp Hoffman Beach in Kingston based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the...
07/28/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends opening Goddard State Park Beach in Warwick based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout...