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Nassau County Closes 14 Beaches After Heavy Rainfall

Officials are concerned runoff water from the rain could elevate bacteria levels and have closed 14 beaches along Nassau County’s north shore.

07/19/2012

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Nassau County Health Officials Re-Open 19 Long Island Beaches

Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.

06/03/2012

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