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State Government Press Releases

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07/10/2023
As a result of blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with three bodies of water: - Boone Lake in Exeter - Upper Melville (aka Thurston Gray...
07/08/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening several beaches for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. The beaches RIDOH recommends reopening are: Scarborough North in Narragansett Goddard Park in Warwick Kent County YMCA in Warwick ...
07/07/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with the City of East Providence and the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), are recruiting volunteers to help remove invasive water chestnut plants from the Turner Reservoir in East Providence.
07/07/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the third set of mosquito samples of the 2023 season tested by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories has confirmed no positive isolations (findings) of West Nile...
07/06/2023
The Greenville Water District was notified by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) on July 6 that the precautionary boil water notice issued to its customers can be removed. RIDOH and Greenville Water District alerted customers to this precautionary boil water notice on June 28 because of...
07/06/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening City Park and Conimicut Beach in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. In addition, RIDOH recommends closing several beaches because of high bacteria levels: Scarborough North in...
07/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced new funding opportunities for the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties, known as brownfields, across Rhode Island. DEM is seeking proposals for brownfield site...
07/06/2023
Starting on Friday night, July 7, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will remove the current lane split on Route 146 at the bridges that carry the highway over Mineral Spring Avenue and Charles Street in North Providence. In its place will be a new traffic pattern with all lanes...
07/05/2023
WARWICK, RI Governor Dan McKee and Warwick Mayor Frank Picozzi today signed the Learn365RI Municipal Compact. "I thank Mayor Picozzi and our partners in Warwick for recognizing the importance of this initiative and joining our growing coalition," said Governor McKee. "I look forward to seeing...
07/02/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Peabody's in Middletown and Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a...