Summer storms wreak havoc for beach-goers (update)

Jun 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Long Island Sound, Pollution, Stormwater Runoff, Water

Norwalk area beach waterfronts are closed again Monday because of the heavy rainfall from over the weekend.

There are concerns of swimmer safety with parasites and sewage lingering in Long Island Sound according to Calf Pasture lifeguard supervisor Joy Coreau.

For more on this story, visit: Norwalk beaches remain closed – The Hour Publishing Company: Norwalk.


Upon entering Calf Pasture beach, a sign reading “Emergency Order: No Swimming Today” was posted for residents looking to spend their Sunday relaxing and swimming under the sun.

The beach waterfront was closed Sunday because of heavy rainfall early Saturday morning that caused debris to collect and sewage to overflow into Long Island Sound.

For more on this story, visit: Sewage spill shuts down swimming at Norwalk beaches – The Hour Publishing Company: Norwalk.


Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that had been temporarily closed because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.

For more on this story, visit: Officials Re-open 19 Long Island Beaches | NBC New York.

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