New Bedford Public Beaches closed to swimming following Tuesday’s heavy rain

“All New Bedford recreational beach areas are closed to swimming effective immediately due to Tuesday’s heavy rainfall and possible CSO activity.

The beaches will reopen to swimming pending the results of water sampling at city beaches Wednesday. A notification will be issued when the beaches are reopened to swimming.

New Bedford’s water quality tests are conducted by the city’s Municipal Marine Laboratory and follow Massachusetts Department of Public Health standards. Learn more online at:”-City of New Bedford.