Mt. Hope Bay, by the Braga Bridge. Photo courtesy Conservation Law Foundation/ohn McDaid.

BRISTOL-WARREN PATCH: While [Rhode Island’s] Bristol and Warren shores are considered prime swimming for beach goers near and far, swimmers should think twice before jumping into some local waterways this summer.

Of the state’s 120 various polluted lakes, ponds, reservoirs, streams and tributaries, four waterways in Bristol and Warren made the state Department of Environmental Management’s list of most impaired waters — or Category 5 — as they are labeled.

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Bristol-Warren Patch



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