Bathing Water Data : 2018

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Number of samples taken : 12
Date Escherichia coli
(cfu/100ml)
Intestinal enterococci
(cfu/100ml)
23 May 2018 <10 <10
04 Jun 2018 50 30
06 Jun 2018 <10 <10
12 Jun 2018 3200 100
This sample was taken during an abnormal event. Therefore, the results do not count towards the bathing water classification.
25 Jun 2018 110 130
04 Jul 2018 160 40
11 Jul 2018 80 <10
16 Jul 2018 440 140
18 Jul 2018 20 <10
24 Jul 2018 300 120
01 Aug 2018 40 50
06 Aug 2018 290 190


Historical record

2015/16
Poor
2016/17
Sufficient
2017/18
Good

Results explained

The annual bathing water classification is determined using statistics calculated from results taken over the previous four years. The water quality indicators we test for are the bacteria E Coli (EC) and intestinal enterococci (IE). The statistics take account of both the average value and the range of values in the four year dataset.

Single sample results above 500 EC and 200 IE are indicative that water was of low quality when the sample was taken. For inland waters the low quality boundaries are higher at 1000 EC and 400 IE.