DEEP: State Swimming Area Water Quality Report
Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
DEEP: State Swimming Area Water Quality Report

State Swimming Area Water Quality Report
Water Quality Information Line: 1-866-287-2757 (Toll Free) Option 5
Updated on - Thursday, September 05, 2013
DEEP's Swimming Areas testing program for Connecticut state beaches will resume the week prior to Memorial Day weekend. Results for the state's beaches will be posted in advance of the holiday.
ShorelineLocationStatus
Hammonasset Beach State Park   {Guarded Beach}   {Follow us on Twitter} MadisonSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Rocky Neck State Park   {Guarded Beach}   {Follow us on Twitter} NianticSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Sherwood Island State Park   {Guarded swimming at East Beach only}   {Follow us on Twitter} WestportSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Silver Sands State Park   {Guarded Beach} MilfordSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
 
Lakes and PondsLocationStatus
Black Rock State Park   {Guarded Beach} WatertownSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Burr Pond State Park   {Guarded Beach} TorringtonSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Chatfield Hollow State ParkKillingworthSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk)ChesterSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Day Pond State ParkColchesterSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Gardner Lake State ParkSalemSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Gay City State ParkHebronSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Hopeville Pond State ParkGriswoldSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Indian Well State Park   {Guarded Beach} SheltonSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Kettletown State ParkSouthburySwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Lake Waramaug State ParkKentSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Mashamoquet Brook State ParkPomfretSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Mount Tom State ParkLitchfieldSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Pachaug State Forest (Green Falls Pond)VoluntownSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Quaddick State ParkThompsonSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Squantz Pond State Park   {Guarded Beach} New FairfieldSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Stratton Brook State ParkSimsburySwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Wadsworth Falls State Park   {Guarded Beach} MiddletownSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season
Wharton Brook State Park   {Guarded Beach} WallingfordSwimming Area Testing Has Concluded for the 2013 Season


Note: Water quality information is updated Friday afternoon and then again starting on Mondays. For the most up-to-date information on the status of beaches over the weekend, please call the Water Quality Report Information Line at 1-866-CTPARKS (option #5).


    Park has guarded beach


Indicator bacteria are not disease causing pathogens, but are one of the tools used by public health and environmental protection authorities to evaluate potential for contamination of waterbodies.


State Swimming Area Water Quality Summer Program Fact Sheet

Beach Monitoring Program Information

Environmental and Health Updates

Note:  Municipal Beaches are not included in this list.  Local health departments conduct water quality monitoring and testing at municipal swim areas.  For information on water quality at municipal beaches, please contact the local health department.