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Oakland Beach Open for Swimming

The Department of Health recommends re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the summer season.

PLEASE NOTE: BEACH STATUS MAY CHANGE ON A DAILY BASIS. For up-to-date information about swimming at Rhode Island beaches, go to the HEALTH website at or for recorded information about RI bathing beaches call (401) 222-2751

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