14 Long Island beaches closed due to runoff

The News Leader

July 26, 2010 7:20:16 AM PDT
Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed 14 North Shore beaches as a precautionary measure, effective Monday, July 26, 2010.

They have closed:

  • 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

    Officials say storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels used to assess bathing water quality.

    Residents can call 516-227-9700 for up-to-date recorded information on beach closings and openings.