Mashamoquet Brook in Pomfret is closed for swimming Friday after water quality tests were conducted by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Mashamoquet Brook State Park in Pomfret is closed for swimming on Friday.
Despite it being the first day of summer on Thursday, not all swimming areas in Connecticut are open.
If you want to head to a state park on Sunday to swim, many are back open after high levels of bacteria closed them on Friday.
If you’re hoping to cool off in one of the state parks or beaches in the state this weekend, you’ll want to check this list to see if you favorite spot is one of five state parks that are closed this weekend because of bacteria.
On a beautiful Thursday, Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middlefield is closed to swimmers after the water tested positive for bacteria.
Rainfall has caused the towns of Fairfield and Stratford to close all their swimming areas on Wednesday.
Talk about bad timing. Just as the July 4th holiday weekend was kicking off, DEEP announced 4 state parks were off limits to swimming because of high levels of bacteria.
It’s certainly beach weather, but a number of swimming areas at state parks are closed due to bacteria in the water.
The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has issued an update on the water quality for state swimming areas on Wednesday.