How NY beaches scored on water quality

Data on water quality inspection results for beaches in Westchester and the Bronx in 2011, compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council from data gathered by local officials. Includes the number of days when either the beach was closed or a water advisory was issued.

Some beaches, marked here with a * symbol, were closed to bathing in 2011 but were monitored as part of water quality investigations even though swimming was not allowed.

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County Beach Community Total Samples % of Samples exceeding state standards Closing or Advisory days Tier Assigned monitoring frequency
Bronx West Fordham Street Association Bronx 66 5 17 1 once a week
Bronx Trinity Danish Young People's Society Bronx 66 23 28 1 once a week
Bronx Locust Point Yacht Club Bronx 60 10 21 1 once a week
Bronx White Cross Fishing Club Bronx 63 19 25 1 once a week
Bronx Schuyler Hill Civic Association Bronx 66 6 19 1 once a week
Bronx Golden Beach Club* Bronx - - - 3 none
Bronx Morris Yacht and Beach Club Bronx 60 12 16 1 once a week
Bronx Danish American Beach Club Bronx 63 5 16 1 once a week
Bronx American Turners Bronx 66 18 27 1 once a week
Bronx Orchard Beach Bronx 60 2 5 1 once a week
Bronx Manhem Beach Club Bronx 63 13 23 1 once a week
Cayuga Fair Haven Beach State Park Fair Haven 39 - - 1 once a week
Chautauqua Lake Erie State Park Beach* Brocton - - - 1 none
Chautauqua Wright Park - West Dunkirk 18 22 25 1 once a week
Chautauqua Sunset Bay Beach Club Angola 17 18 4 3 once a week
Chautauqua Blue Water Beach Westfield 28 7 2 3 once a week
Chautauqua Point Gratiot Beach - East Sunset Bay 18 17 10 2 once a week
Chautauqua Town of Hanover Beach Hanover 18 22 6 3 once a week
Chautauqua Sheridan Bay Park* Dunkirk 13 8 - 3 none
Chautauqua Wright Park - East* Dunkirk 16 31 - 1 none
Chautauqua Main Street Beach* Jamestown 16 31 - 1 none
Chautauqua Point Gratiot Beach - West Dunkirk 17 29 25 2 once a week
Erie Bennett Beach Angola 89 12 8 1 twice a week
Erie Wendt Beach Buffalo 89 8 9 1 twice a week
Erie Evangola State Park Beach Irving 15 7 - 1 once a week
Erie Evans Town Park Angola 90 12 13 1 twice a week
Erie Pioneer Camp Angola 66 11 7 2 twice a week
Erie Point Breeze Camp* Angola 4 - - 3 none
Erie Hamburg Bathing Beach Hamburg 88 23 23 1 twice a week
Erie Woodlawn Beach - Woodlawn Beach State Park Hamburg 81 32 26 1 once a week
Erie St. Vincent Depaul Beach Buffalo 71 18 9 2 twice a week
Erie Lake Erie Beach Lake Erie Veach 90 18 18 1 twice a week
Jefferson Westcott Beach State Park - Camps* Watertown Beach - - - 2 none
Jefferson Southwick Beach State Park Southwick Beach 22 14 - 2 once a week
Jefferson Westcott Beach - Main watertown 21 14 - 2 once a week
Kings Coney Island Beach - Ocean Parkway - W. 8th Brooklyn 20 - 5 2 once a week
Kings Seagate Beach - 38th Street Brooklyn 63 10 12 2 once a week
Kings Seagate Beach - 42nd Street Brooklyn 84 7 12 2 once a week
Kings Coney Island Beach - Brighton 6th - Ocean Parkway Coney Island 25 - 5 2 once a week
Kings Coney Island Beach - W. 28th - W. 37th Coney Island 25 - 5 2 once a week
Kings Manhattan Beach Brooklyn 63 6 7 1 once a week
Kings Gerritsen/Kiddie Beach Gerritsen 66 18 35 1 once a week
Kings Coney Island - W. 8th St. to Pier Coney Island 25 4 5 2 once a week
Kings Coney Island Beach - Brighton 15th - 6th Coney Island 20 5 5 2 once a week
Kings Kingsborough Community College Sheepshead Bay 63 5 8 1 once a week
Kings Coney Island Beach - W. 16th - 27th Coney Island 20 - 5 2 once a week
Monroe Hamlin Beach State Park - Area 3 Hamlin 93 23 9 1 once a week
Monroe Durand Beach Rochester 84 20 28 1 once a day
Monroe Ontario Beach Rochester 270 30 38 1 once a day
Monroe Hamlin Beach - Area 4 Rochester 94 18 3 1 once a week
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