Beach & Shellfish Information

Beach Water Quality Testing: Keeping You Informed


The Health Department monitors beach water quality weekly between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The laboratory staff measure the quality of the beach water using an indicator bacteria (Enterococci), as set forth by the CT Department of Environmental Protection and the CT Department of Public Health.

For the latest information, check back here often.

Beach Swimming Status Comments / Specific Information
Bayley OPEN
Belle Island OPEN
Calf Pasture OPEN
Harbor View OPEN
Hickory Bluff OPEN
Marvin OPEN
Norwalk Yacht Club OPEN
Roton Point OPEN
Rowayton OPEN
Shady OPEN
Shore and Country OPEN
Shorefront OPEN
Village Creek OPEN
Wee Burn OPEN
Wilson Point OPEN


Commercial & Recreational
Shellfishing Information

  • Commercial: Please call the Commercial Shellfishing Hotline at (203) 874-0696 to check the status of areas immediately prior to shellfishing. This hotline has the most up-to-date information concerning commercial shellfishing in the Norwalk area.
  • Recreational: Please call the Recreational Shellfishing Hotline at (203) 838-9807 to check the status of areas immediately prior to shellfishing. Areas may close due to rainfall or sewage events. The hotline has the most up-to-date information available.

Regulations and Map

Out of caution because of Westport sewage leak
Out of caution because of Westport sewage leak
Out of caution because of Westport sewage leak