Bathing Water Data : 2017

Kinghorn (Harbour Beach)

Awaiting 2017/18 classification
Kinghorn (Harbour Beach)
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Number of samples taken : 18
Date Escherichia coli
(cfu/100ml)
Intestinal enterococci
(cfu/100ml)
23 May 2017 340 130
01 Jun 2017 710 130
13 Jun 2017 190 30
19 Jun 2017 10 20
27 Jun 2017 300 140
03 Jul 2017 300 110
11 Jul 2017 1400 250
13 Jul 2017 50 <10
18 Jul 2017 20 10
20 Jul 2017 20 <10
25 Jul 2017 40 100
27 Jul 2017 30 40
01 Aug 2017 970 790
10 Aug 2017 340 90
15 Aug 2017 90 30
22 Aug 2017 700 300
29 Aug 2017 150 10
31 Aug 2017 90 10


Historical record

2015/16
Poor
2016/17
Poor

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.