brown sand
Photo by Negative Space on Pexels.com

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Oakland and Conimicut Beaches in Warwick, Barrington Town Beach, and Larkin Pond Association Beach in Kingston for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels.

RIDOH officials will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available. The most up-to-date beach information is available through a recorded message on RIDOH’s beaches telephone line (401-222-2751). A list of closed beaches can also be accessed at health.ri.gov.

This post was originally published on this site

Community Submission

This content has been contributed to What's Up Newp. The views and opinions included within are not necessarily those of What's Up Newp, our contributors, or our advertisers.

We welcome letters to the editor on current local topics. Email them to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.