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Storm water concerns force beach closures on L.I.

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Health officials in Nassau County and Suffolk County have temporarily closed beaches due to concerns over storm water runoff.  

In Nassau County, 19 beaches due to concerns over storm water runoff. The closure is in effect for Friday.

Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality, according to officials. 

 

CLOSED:

14 Nassau County North Shore Beaches

Centre Island Sound

Creek Club

Lattingtown Beach

Laurel Hollow Beach

Morgan Sound

North Hempstead Beach Park

Piping Rock Beach Club

Prybil Beach

Ransom Beach

Roosevelt Beach

Sea Cliff Village Beach

Soundside Beach

Stehli Beach

Tappen Beach

and

5 Nassau County South Shore Beaches:

Biltmore Beach Club

Hewlett Point Beach

Island Park Beach

Merrick Estates Civic Association

Philip Healey Beach

 

Meanwhile, Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, issued an advisory against bathing at 67 beaches due to the heavy rainfall that is occurring today (6/7/13) and forecasted to continue throughout the weekend.

Among the beaches are those located along the northern shoreline of Great South Bay, in Sag Harbor, within and adjacent to various north shore embayments (Cold Spring Harbor, Huntington Harbor and Bay, Centerport Harbor, Northport Harbor and Bay, Port Jefferson Harbor Complex, and Stony Brook Harbor), and those Long Island Sound beaches that are directly impacted by nearby storm water discharges.

The 67 beaches in Suffolk County that are closed are

BEACH NAME

TOWN

VILLAGE

Amityville Village Beach

Babylon

Amityville

Copiague Harbor (Great South Bay) POA

Babylon

Copiague

Venetian Shores Beach

Babylon

West Babylon

Bayberry Cove Beach

Brookhaven

Setauket-East Setauket

Bayview Beach

Brookhaven

Setauket-East Setauket

Beech Road Beach (NSBA)

Brookhaven

Rocky Point

Broadway Beach (NSBA)

Brookhaven

Rocky Point

Corey Beach

Brookhaven

Blue Point

Friendship Drive Beach (NSBA)

Brookhaven

Rocky Point

Grantland Beach

Brookhaven

Setauket-East Setauket

Holiday Beach

Brookhaven

East Moriches

Indian Field Beach

Brookhaven

Setauket-East Setauket

Little Bay Beach

Brookhaven

Setauket-East Setauket

Miller Place Park Beach

Brookhaven

Miller Place

Patchogue Village Pool & Beach

Brookhaven

Patchogue

Scotts Beach

Brookhaven

Sound Beach

Shirley Beach

Brookhaven

Shirley

Shoreham Beach

Brookhaven

East Shoreham

Shoreham Shore Club Beach

Brookhaven

East Shoreham

Shoreham Village Beach

Brookhaven

Shoreham

Sound Beach POA West

Brookhaven

Sound Beach

Soundview Beach Association Beach

Brookhaven

Old Field

Stony Brook Beach

Brookhaven

Stony Brook

Stony Brook Yacht Club Beach

Brookhaven

Stony Brook

Terraces on the Sound

Brookhaven

Rocky Point

Tides Beach

Brookhaven

Sound Beach

Woodhull Landing POA Beach

Brookhaven

Miller Place

Havens Beach

East Hampton

Sag Harbor

Asharoken Beach

Huntington

Asharoken

Bay Hills Beach Association

Huntington

Huntington Bay

Baycrest Association Beach

Huntington

Huntington Bay

Centerport Beach

Huntington

Centerport

Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club Beach

Huntington

Lloyd Harbor

Crab Meadow Beach

Huntington

Northport

Crescent Beach

Huntington

Huntington Bay

Eagle Dock Community Beach

Huntington

Cold Spring Harbor

Fleets Cove Beach

Huntington

Huntington

Gold Star Battalion Park Beach

Huntington

Huntington

Head of the Bay Club Beach

Huntington

Huntington Bay

Hobart Beach

Huntington

Northport

Hobart Beach

Huntington

Eatons Neck

Huntington Beach Community Association Beach

Huntington

Centerport

Knollwood Beach Association Beach

Huntington

Huntington

Lloyd Harbor Village Park Beach

Huntington

Lloyd Harbor

Lloyd Neck Bath Club Beach

Huntington

Lloyd Harbor

Nathan Hale Beach Club Beach

Huntington

Huntington Bay

Prices Bend Beach

Huntington

Eatons Neck

Steers Beach

Huntington

Northport

Valley Grove Beach

Huntington

Eatons Neck

West Neck Beach

Huntington

Lloyd Harbor

Wincoma Association Beach

Huntington

Huntington Bay

Bayberry Beach & Tennis Club Beach

Islip

Islip

Bayport Beach

Islip

Bayport

Benjamins Beach

Islip

Bay Shore

Brightwater Village Beach

Islip

Brightwaters

East Islip Beach

Islip

East Islip

Islip Beach

Islip

Islip

Lake Ronkonkoma - Islip Town Beach

Islip

Ronkonkoma

Sayville Beach

Islip

Sayville

Sayville Marina Park Beach

Islip

Sayville

West Islip Beach

Islip

West Islip

West Oaks Recreation Club Beach

Islip

West Sayville

Callahans Beach

Smithtown

Northport

Long Beach

Smithtown

Nissequogue

Nissequogue Point Beach

Smithtown

Nissequogue

Schubert Beach

Smithtown

Nissequogue

Short Beach

Smithtown

Nissequogue

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