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Oakland Beach and Barrington Town Beach Open to Swimming

HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick and Barrington Town Beach in Barrington 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.

Currently all licnesed beaches are open for swimming.

PLEASE NOTE: BEACH STATUS MAY CHANGE ON A DAILY BASIS. For up to date information about swimming at Rhode Island beaches call (401) 222-2751.

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