Bathing Water Data : 2018

Kirkcaldy (Seafield)

Awaiting confirmed 2018/19 classification
Kirkcaldy (Seafield)
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Number of samples taken : 18
Date Escherichia coli
(cfu/100ml)
Intestinal enterococci
(cfu/100ml)
21 May 2018 <10 <10
06 Jun 2018 <10 <10
18 Jun 2018 <10 <10
21 Jun 2018 90 20
26 Jun 2018 20 60
03 Jul 2018 <10 <10
05 Jul 2018 <10 <10
09 Jul 2018 90 30
19 Jul 2018 10 90
23 Jul 2018 <10 <10
31 Jul 2018 10 <10
02 Aug 2018 30 <10
07 Aug 2018 20 <10
16 Aug 2018 <10 <10
20 Aug 2018 30 30
27 Aug 2018 120 90
03 Sep 2018 140 60
06 Sep 2018 <10 30


Historical record

2015/16
Good
2016/17
Good
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.