State Swimming Area Water Quality Report
Water Quality Information Line: 1-866-287-2757 (Toll Free)
Updated on - Thursday, September 27, 2018
Water Quality Testing for 2018 has ended. Testing for the 2019 season will begin Memorial Day weekend.
ShorelineLocationStatus
Hammonasset Beach State Park  Guarded Beach Follow us on TwitterMadisonCLOSED
Rocky Neck State Park  Guarded Beach Follow us on TwitterNianticCLOSED
Sherwood Island State Park  Guarded swimming at East Beach only Follow us on TwitterWestportCLOSED
Silver Sands State Park  Guarded BeachMilfordCLOSED
 
Lakes and PondsLocationStatus
Black Rock State Park  Guarded BeachWatertownCLOSED
Burr Pond State Park  Guarded BeachTorringtonCLOSED
Chatfield Hollow State ParkKillingworthCLOSED
Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk)ChesterCLOSED
Day Pond State ParkColchesterCLOSED
Gardner Lake State ParkSalemCLOSED
Gay City State ParkHebronCLOSED
Hopeville Pond State ParkGriswoldOPEN
Indian Well State ParkSheltonCLOSED
Kettletown State ParkSouthburyCLOSED
Lake Waramaug State ParkKentCLOSED
Mashamoquet Brook State ParkPomfretCLOSED
Mount Tom State ParkLitchfieldCLOSED
Pachaug State Forest (Green Falls Pond)VoluntownCLOSED
Quaddick State ParkThompsonCLOSED
Squantz Pond State Park  Guarded BeachNew FairfieldCLOSED
Stratton Brook State ParkSimsburyCLOSED
Wadsworth Falls State ParkMiddletownCLOSED
Wharton Brook State ParkWallingfordCLOSED


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

Note:
  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.