The nonprofit Save the World released a report ranking water quality at more than 200 beaches on the Sound.
- Report card is out for Long Island Sound beaches. The nonprofit Save the Sound released its top 10 for 2021. And the report looked at water quality at more than 200 beaches on the Sound, across New York and Connecticut.
So here are the top 10 in New York. That includes beaches in Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as the Bronx. Four are in Oyster Bay and three in Southold. The nonprofit announced the news today from Orchard Beach in the Bronx, which is the only public beach on the Sound.
TRACY BROWN: This is the eighth consecutive season that Orchard Beach has scored an A based on low fecal bacteria levels in this waterway.
- The group also called on federal and state leaders to improve sewage infrastructure to fight pollution.