All Fairfield beaches closed today by runoff from heavy rain

Because of heavy rainfall overnight, all of Fairfield's public beaches are closed for swimming today.

Health officials decided to ban swimming because of the potential for unhealthy water conditions resulting from the runoff.

In addition, officials decided to close the beach at Lake Mohegan to swimming tomorrow as well.

And with the threat of more heavy rain today, that ban my be extended to tomorrow as well for the town's Long Island Sound beaches.

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