State Government Press Releases

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06/25/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Warren Town Beach and King Park Beach, which is located in Newport, for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified...
06/23/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Oakland Beach for swimming because of high bacteria counts. The beach is located in Warwick. Conimicut Point Beach, also in Warwick, remains closed. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH'...
05/30/2017
2017 summer monitoring season started May 30,...
08/04/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beach. Currently, all licensed beaches are open and safe for swimming. ...
08/03/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beaches. Currently, all other licensed beaches are open and safe for swimming.
07/02/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beaches. Currently, all licensed beaches are open and safe for swimming. The status...
06/24/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Spouting Rock Beach in Newport and Mackerel Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria counts at the beaches at safe levels. RIDOH had recommended the closure...
06/23/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Conimicut Point Beach (in Warwick) and Easton's Beach (in Newport) for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria counts at safe levels. RIDOH had recommended that Conimicut Point Beach...
06/22/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Spouting Rock Beach in Newport; Easton's Beach in Newport; and Mackeral Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming because of high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening the...
06/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Conimicut Point Beach and Oakland Beach, both located in Warwick, for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening the beaches when the water is again safe...