NJ Spotlight News

Bacteria put some Shore beaches off limits temporarily

Clip: 08/13/2021 | 3m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

Getting turned away from the beach is not what you want during a week like this. But that’s what happened to swimmers at several bay and ocean beaches along the Jersey Shore. The state Department of Environmental Protection banned swimming for a time at five beaches in Ocean and Monmouth counties after levels of fecal bacteria exceeding the state standard were detected in the water.

Aired: 08/13/21

Rating: NR

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