It's supposed to be another hot weekend with temperatures in the 90s.
That means the state's beaches and swimming holes with be popular destinations again.
Here is a list of the state park beaches where water quality is tested weekly starting on Memorial Day weekend and continuing through Labor Day weekend. The tests, conducted by the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, are designed to ensure that it is safe for swimming.
Samples are collected by DEEP staff members and analyzed at the Department of Public Health lab.
Local health departments are responsible for sampling municipal swimming areas. For information on closures of local swimming areas contact the local public health agency.
For more information on state swimming areas, visit www.ct.gov/deep/beachstatus.
• Rocky Neck State Park
• Sherwood Island State Park
• Silver Sands State Park
• Black Rock State Park
• Burr Pond State Park
• Chatfield Hollow State Park
• Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk)
• Day Pond State Park
• Gardner State Park
• Gay City State Park
• Hopeville Pond State Park
• Indian Well State Park
Closed - Deposition of oily material in sections of swim area
• Kettletown State Park
• Lake Waramaug State Park
• Mashamoquet Brook State Park
• Mount Tom State Park
• Pachaug State Forest (Green Falls Pond)
Closed – low water levels
• Quaddick State Park
• Squantz Pond State Park
• Stratton Brook State Park
• Wadsworth Falls State Park
• Wharton Brook State Park
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