High bacteria levels shut down Ocean Co. beach

Officials with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have closed an Ocean County beach due to high bacteria levels. The DEP says the unusual levels were detected yesterday and today at Beachwood

News 12 Staff

Aug 2, 2012, 6:40 PM

Updated 4,319 days ago

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High bacteria levels shut down Ocean Co. beach
Officials with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have closed an Ocean County beach due to high bacteria levels. The DEP says the unusual levels were detected yesterday and today at Beachwood Beach West. Experts say swimming in low-quality waters can lead to ear, nose, throat and gastrointestinal issues.


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