Beach Monitoring Program


To protect the public from illness associated with swimming in potentially contaminated bathing waters.

What We Do

  • Collect and analyze water samples from beaches throughout Rhode Island from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Help beach owners and managers find and eliminate sources of contamination.
  • Track and investigate illness reported at Rhode Island beaches illness reported at Rhode Island beaches and public access points in upper Narragansett Bay in collaboration with the Center for Acute Infectious Disease Epidemiology.

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