Bathing Water Data : 2017

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Number of samples taken : 15
Date Escherichia coli
(cfu/100ml)
Intestinal enterococci
(cfu/100ml)
23 May 2017 10 <10
01 Jun 2017 40 10
13 Jun 2017 40 <10
19 Jun 2017 30 20
27 Jun 2017 390 210
03 Jul 2017 <10 <10
11 Jul 2017 10 <10
13 Jul 2017 10 10
18 Jul 2017 30 40
20 Jul 2017 30 <10
25 Jul 2017 110 90
27 Jul 2017 110 60
01 Aug 2017 60 20
10 Aug 2017 480 30
15 Aug 2017 1600 280


Historical record

2015/16
Good
2016/17
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.