August 27, 2012
Beaches Closed to Bathing
Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following 19 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
Laurel Hollow Beach
North Hempstead Beach Park
Piping Rock Beach Club
Sea Cliff Village Beach
5 Nassau County South Shore Beaches:
Biltmore Beach Club
Hewlett Point Beach
Island Park Beach
Merrick Estates Civic Association
Philip Healey Beach
To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M., call 516-227-9717.
For up-to-date recorded information on beach closings and openings, call 516-227-9700.