The Rhode Island Department of Health recommends closing several beaches because of high bacteria levels:
Goddard Park, in Warwick
Oakland Beach, in Warwick
City Park Beach, in Warwick
Conimicut Beach, in Warwick
Barrington Town Beach, in Barrington
Warren Town Beach, in Warren
Sandy Point Beach, in Portsmouth
Peabody’s Beach, in Middletown
Third Beach, in Middletown
Lincoln Woods Beach, in Lincoln
Marion Irons Beach, in Glocester
Camp Ruggles, in Scituate
Harmony Hill School, in Chepachet
RIDOH 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.
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