Heavy rain results in Saturday beach closures

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

June 23, 2012 8:39:08 AM PDT
Once again, heavy rainfall has forced the Nassau County Department of Health to close 18 beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure.

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

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

4 Nassau County South Shore Beaches:

Hewlett Point Beach
Island Park Beach
Merrick Estates Civic Association
Philip Healey Beach

Biltmore Beach Club remains closed due to elevated bacterial levels

For up-to-date recorded information on beach closings and openings, call 516-227-9700.

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