After heavy rain, Suffolk advisory ta...

After heavy rain, Suffolk advisory targets 59 beaches

There are 3 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 21, 2009, titled After heavy rain, Suffolk advisory targets 59 beaches. In it, Newsday reports that:

Citing heavy rain that could increase the bacterial content in area waters to unsafe levels, Suffolk officials announced Tuesday that they are issuing an advisory against bathing in 59 beaches in the county until at least 24 hours after the rain stops.

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alfred e newman

Islip, NY

#1 Jul 21, 2009
...but after 24 hours the water will be O.K. to swim in. Just don't drink any! Sad.
E Coli

Fort Lee, NJ

#5 Jul 22, 2009
Time to go swim in the stew...
Double standard

Amityville, NY

#6 Jul 22, 2009
But don't worry, the shellfish are still safe to eat from the affected areas. How much sense does that make??

Answer: Suffolk Health uses a different standard than NYSDEC.

I saw swim in defiance and watch them try to get you out lol.

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