Nassau County Reopens 3 of 6 Beaches Closed Following Wastewater Plant MalfunctionThe beaches were closed Friday night and all day Saturday due to a wastewater plant malfunction that released thousands of gallons of sewage into Oyster Bay Harbor, the Nassau County Department of Health said.
Sewage Bypass Closes 6 Long Island Beaches Over Memorial Day WeekendAnyone in search of sand and surf over the weekend will have to avoid some Long Island beaches.
Nassau County Closes 14 Beaches After Heavy RainfallOfficials are concerned runoff water from the rain could elevate bacteria levels and have closed 14 beaches along Nassau County's north shore.
Nassau County Health Officials Re-Open 19 Long Island BeachesHealth officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.
Nassau County Department Of Health Closes 19 Beaches For Precautionary ReasonsDue to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has decided to close 19 beaches on Saturday for precautionary reasons. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels, the Nassau County Department of Health said, and can affect bathing water quality.
Officials Close 2 Long Island Beaches; Blame Storm WaterHealth officials closed Laurel Hollow Beach and North Hempstead Beach on Friday because of Thursday's heavy rainfall.