State Government Press Releases

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07/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, and Warren Town Beach for swimming. The beaches have been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water...
07/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds for swimming because of high bacteria counts. The ponds are located in Warwick. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-...
07/26/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Hazards Beach in Newport, Plum Beach in North Kingstown, and Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming. Oakland and Conimicut Point...
07/25/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Oakland and Conimicut Point Beaches in Warwick, Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, and Barrington and Warren Town Beaches for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality...
07/20/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Larkin's Pond Beach in West Kingston for swimming. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified...
07/20/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Larkin's Pond Beach in West Kingston for swimming, and reopening Kent County YMCA Lower Pond in North Kingstown. Kent County YMCA Lower Pond had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended,...
06/30/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Spouting Rock Beach, also known as Bailey's Beach, in Newport for swimming. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's...
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.