All 23 state park beaches where water quality tests are conducted are open for Memorial Day weekend. These include four shoreline parks and 19 inland lakes and ponds.

May 25th, 2012 | By | Category: General

All 23 state park beaches where water quality tests are conducted are open for Memorial Day weekend.  These include four shoreline parks and 19 inland lakes and ponds.

http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2222&q=320786&depNav_GID=1654

 

Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

 

State Swimming Area Water Quality Report

Water Quality Information Line: 1-866-287-2757 (Toll Free) Option 5

Updated on – Thursday, May 24, 2012

All of Connecticut’s State Swimming Areas Open for the Memorial Day weekend

Shoreline

Location

Status

Hammonasset Beach State Park Madison OPEN
Rocky Neck State Park Niantic OPEN
Sherwood Island State Park Westport OPEN
Silver Sands State Park Milford OPEN
 

Lakes and Ponds

Location

Status

Black Rock State Park Watertown OPEN
Burr Pond State Park Torrington OPEN
Chatfield Hollow State Park Killingworth OPEN
Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk) Chester OPEN
Day Pond State Park Colchester OPEN
Gardner Lake State Park Salem OPEN
Gay City State Park Hebron OPEN
Hopeville Pond State Park Griswold OPEN
Indian Well State Park Shelton OPEN
Kettletown State Park Southbury OPEN
Lake Waramaug State Park Kent OPEN
Mashamoquet Brook State Park Pomfret OPEN
Mount Tom State Park Litchfield OPEN
Pachaug State Forest (Green Falls Pond) Voluntown OPEN
Quaddick State Park Thompson OPEN
Squantz Pond State Park New Fairfield OPEN
Stratton Brook State Park Simsbury OPEN
Wadsworth Falls State Park Middlefield OPEN
Wharton Brook State Park Wallingford OPEN

Note: Water quality information is updated Friday afternoon and then again starting on Mondays. For the most up-to-date information on the status of beaches over the weekend, please call the Water Quality Report Information Line at 1-866-CTPARKS (option #5).

Park has guarded beach

Indicator bacteria are not disease causing pathogens, but are one of the tools used by public health and environmental protection authorities to evaluate potential for contamination of waterbodies.

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