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Several NYC beaches closed due to storm water runoff

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The NYC Department of Health announced Friday's rainstorm lead to elevated levels of bacteria due to Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO's) and storm water runoff, posing a public health risk. Officials do not recommend swimming and bathing at beaches in four of the five boroughs.

The wet weather advisories are indicated as follows:

 

Orchard Beach, Bronx

 

 

 

Manhattan Beach, Kingsborough Community

College

 

Midland Beach, Brooklyn

 

South Beach, Cedar Grove Beach,  Staten Island

 

 

 

 

 

Coney Island, Brooklyn

 

 

 

Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn

Whitestone Booster, Queens

 

 

 

 

Douglaston, Queens

 

 

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