Public beaches in Connecticut are regulated by the local health departments/districts. Beaches at State Parks are controlled by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Connecticut's 2012 US EPA Beach Grant Annual Report (pdf)
For the listing of Connecticut's Regulated Coastal Bathing Areas, click here
The Connecticut Department of Public Health implements a US EPA grant funded by the Beach Act. The activities in this grant funded project focus on coastal beaches. To learn more about New England Beaches from the US EPA click here.
Beach Closure Information
For the most up-to-date information concerning the status of a public beach you should contact your local health department. A list of local health departments is available here.
State Park Beaches:
For the most up-to-date information concerning the status of a State Park Beach you should contact Department of Energy and Environmental Protection here.
Regulations pertaining to Public Bathing Areas:
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