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Great Bay Beaches Safe Once Again

Oct. 18, 2004 — Planning and Natural Resources Department officials said Monday afternoon that the water in Great Bay, near the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, is now safe for swimming.
DPNR had found contamination in water samples from Great after a power outage in the area Oct. 10 caused an outflow of raw sewage from the Ritz-Carlton sewage treatment plant into the Great Bay area, according to a DPNR release.
DPNR Division of Environmental Protection performed water quality analysis again, on Oct. 16, and found Coconut Cove and Bluebeards Bay beaches in Great Bay were no longer contaminated.
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