High Bacteria Count Prompts Fogland Beach Closure
The Department of Health will be monitoring the water quality until it is safe again for swimming.
The following is a press release from the Rhode Island Department of Health:
The Department of Health recommends the closure of Fogland Beach in Tiverton to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted by the HEALTH laboratory or a state certified laboratory.
PLEASE NOTE: Beach status may change on a daily basis. For up-to-date information about swimming at Rhode Island beaches, visit www.health.ri.gov/beaches or for recorded information about Rhode Island bathing beaches, call (401) 222-2751.