Ledge Light Health District conducts weekly bathing water sampling from Memorial Day through Labor Day for the Towns and Cities of East Lyme, Groton, Ledyard, New London, and Waterford.  The 2016 sampling season has ended and will resume prior to Memorial Day weekend 2017.  Please contact Kimberly White, Lead Sanitarian with any questions.

For general information about beach water sampling, and sampling locations please click here.


Shellfish Beds:

See below for the current status of shellfish bed openings and closures. For general information about how LLHD monitors shellfish beds click here.  Please contact Kimberly White, Lead Sanitarian with any questions.


Area A (Inner Jordon Cove)

Area G (Jordan Cove)

Area C (Commercial Area)

East Lyme

Area A (Upper Niantic River)

Area B (Lower Niantic River)

Area E (Niantic Bay)

Area F (Southwest of McCooks Point)



Area A (Vixen Lodge, Intrepid Rock)

Area C (Mumford Cove)

Area P (Poquonnock River)

Area E (Outer Palmer Cove)

Approved Areas (South of Mouse Island)