State Swimming Area Water Quality Report
Water Quality Information Line: 1-866-287-2757 (Toll Free)
Updated on - Thursday, August 16, 2018
Testing has begun for the 2018 swimming season.
Hammonasset Beach State Park  Guarded Beach Follow us on TwitterMadisonOPEN
Rocky Neck State Park  Guarded Beach Follow us on TwitterNianticOPEN
Sherwood Island State Park  Guarded swimming at East Beach only Follow us on TwitterWestportOPEN
Silver Sands State Park  Guarded BeachMilfordOPEN
Lakes and PondsLocationStatus
Black Rock State Park  Guarded BeachWatertownOPEN
Burr Pond State Park  Guarded BeachTorringtonOPEN
Chatfield Hollow State ParkKillingworthOPEN
Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk)ChesterOPEN
Day Pond State ParkColchesterOPEN
Gardner Lake State ParkSalemOPEN
Gay City State ParkHebronCLOSED
Hopeville Pond State ParkGriswoldOPEN
Indian Well State ParkSheltonOPEN
Kettletown State ParkSouthburyCLOSED - Blue Green Algae
Lake Waramaug State ParkKentOPEN
Mashamoquet Brook State ParkPomfretOPEN
Mount Tom State ParkLitchfieldOPEN
Pachaug State Forest (Green Falls Pond)VoluntownOPEN
Quaddick State ParkThompsonOPEN
Squantz Pond State Park  Guarded BeachNew FairfieldOPEN
Stratton Brook State ParkSimsburyOPEN
Wadsworth Falls State ParkMiddletownOPEN
Wharton Brook State ParkWallingfordCLOSED - Due to storm damage the park remains closed.

Note: Water quality information is updated Friday afternoon and then again starting on Mondays. For the most up-to-date information on the status of beaches over the weekend, please call the Water Quality Report Information Line at 1-866-CTPARKS.

    Park has guarded beach

Indicator bacteria are not disease causing pathogens, but are one of the tools used by public health and environmental protection authorities to evaluate potential for contamination of waterbodies.

State Swimming Area Water Quality Summer Program Fact Sheet

Beach Monitoring Program Information

Environmental and Health Updates

Swimming at State Parks and Forests - General Information

  Municipal Beaches are not included in this list.  Local health departments conduct water quality monitoring and testing at municipal swim areas.  For information on water quality at municipal beaches, please contact the local health department.