18 Nassau County beaches closed after heavy rain

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

July 21, 2012 12:33:09 PM PDT
The Nassau County Department of Health closed 18 beaches to bathing Saturday as a precautionary measure, following heavy rainfall.

Storm water runoff can elevate bacterial levels and affect bathing water quality.

The following beaches are closed to bathing: - 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 - Hewlett Point Beach - Island Park Beach - Merrick Estates Civic Association - Philip Healey Beach

Biltmore Beach Club in Massapequa has also been closed due to elevated bacterial levels.

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