Niagara County DOH Reports Unsatisfactory Bacteriological Water Quality at Olcott Beach, Advises Against Swimming

Niagara County Department of Health has issued a beach advisory at Olcott Beach located in Olcott, New York.

This advisory has been issued for Olcott Beach and is anticipated to remain in effect until further notice.

Recent surveillance sampling conducted on 06/16/2021, by the Niagara County Department of Health at Olcott Beach in Olcott, New York has determined that the water quality is not suitable for swimming because of unsatisfactory bacteriological water quality.

The advisory is anticipated to remain in effect until further notice. The Niagara County Department of Health will continue to monitor the situation closely and will reopen the beach for swimming when conditions return to a safe level.

Additional information is posted on the Niagara County Department of Health website at http://www.niagaracounty.com/health/resources/beach-report.

If you have additional questions or concerns regarding bathing beach water quality, please contact David Drust, PE, Principal Public Health Engineer at 716-439-7451.

Feature Photo: Olcott Beach signage (WNYO Photography).