• RIDOH and DEM Recommend Avoiding Contact with Brickyard Pond; Lifting Advisories for Warwick Pond and Camp Hoffman at Larkin Pond

    25 days ago - By RI

    The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Brickyard Pond in Barrington due to a blue-green algae bloom. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans and...
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  • Potters Pond Closed to Shellfish Harvesting

    25 days ago - By RI

    The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island of Environmental Management are announcing the immediate closure of the Potters Pond , located in South Kingstown, to all shellfish harvesting. The pond will remain closed until further notice.
    The closure is the...
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  • RIDOH and DEM Recommend Lifting Restrictions for Blue-green Algae at Briar Point Beach

    25 days ago - By RI

    The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Briar Point Beach on Tiogue Lake in Coventry. The advisory was related to high levels of blue-green algae, also known
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  • RIDOH and DEM Recommend Avoiding Contact with Flat River Reservoir

    25 days ago - By RI

    The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Flat River Reservoir in Coventry due to a blue-green algae bloom and associated toxins. The toxins can harm...
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  • RIDOH and DEM Recommend Avoiding Contact with Worden Pond; Lifting Advisory for Brickyard Pond

    25 days ago - By RI

    The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Worden Pond in South Kingstown due to a blue-green algae bloom. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans and...
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