Section of New Bedford’s West Beach closed to swimming today
New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Health Department has announced that West Beach south of the beach’s pavilion has been closed to swimming today, Thursday, August 15, 2019, due to elevated bacteria levels.
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.