Closed Swimming Areas,105 | AP via

Aug 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Long Island Sound, Pollution, Stormwater Runoff, Water

High bacteria from run-off in recent rain storms have forced Connecticut officials to close swimming areas at beaches at six state parks.

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Tuesday that the decision affects swimming areas at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth, Kettletown State Park in Southbury, Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic, Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Silver Sands State Park in Milford and Wharton Brook State Park in Wallingford.

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