New Bedford beaches closed to swimming

New Bedford, Massachusetts–The New Bedford Health Department has announced the city’s beaches have been closed to swimming due to the recent excessive rainfall.

The water at all New Bedford beaches will be tested daily until acceptable water quality levels are obtained and swimming can resume at all sections. Further updates regarding openings and closures will be made as water quality results are received.

Additional information is available by calling the New Bedford Health Department at (508) 991-6199.