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)
Updated on - Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Water quality testing has ended for the season and will resume in May 2015.
ShorelineLocationStatus
Hammonasset Beach State Park   {Guarded Beach}   {Follow us on Twitter} MadisonCLOSED
Rocky Neck State Park   {Guarded Beach}   {Follow us on Twitter} NianticCLOSED
Sherwood Island State Park   {Guarded swimming at East Beach only}   {Follow us on Twitter} WestportCLOSED
Silver Sands State Park   {Guarded Beach} MilfordCLOSED
 
Lakes and PondsLocationStatus
Black Rock State Park   {Guarded Beach} WatertownCLOSED
Burr Pond State Park   {Guarded Beach} TorringtonCLOSED
Chatfield Hollow State ParkKillingworthCLOSED
Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk)ChesterCLOSED
Day Pond State ParkColchesterCLOSED
Gardner Lake State ParkSalemCLOSED
Gay City State ParkHebronCLOSED
Hopeville Pond State ParkGriswoldCLOSED
Indian Well State Park   {Guarded Beach} SheltonCLOSED
Kettletown State ParkSouthburyCLOSED
Lake Waramaug State ParkKentCLOSED
Mashamoquet Brook State ParkPomfretCLOSED
Mount Tom State ParkLitchfieldCLOSED
Pachaug State Forest (Green Falls Pond)VoluntownCLOSED
Quaddick State ParkThompsonCLOSED
Squantz Pond State Park   {Guarded Beach} New FairfieldCLOSED
Stratton Brook State ParkSimsburyCLOSED
Wadsworth Falls State ParkMiddletownCLOSED
Wharton Brook State Park   { } WallingfordCLOSED


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.


    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.