Nassau County Department of Health

Long Island lifeguard on August 28, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau County Issues Advisories Against Swimming At 19 Beach

The advisory comes in response to heavy rainfall in the area. Stormwater runoff at beaches can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacteria levels above state standards.

06/28/2015

Nassau County Beach (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Department Of Health Closes 19 Beaches For Precautionary Reasons

Due 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.

06/02/2012