Bathing Water Data : 2018

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Number of samples taken : 18
Date Escherichia coli
(cfu/100ml)
Intestinal enterococci
(cfu/100ml)
21 May 2018 10 <10
04 Jun 2018 10 20
11 Jun 2018 30 <10
18 Jun 2018 120 110
25 Jun 2018 <10 10
27 Jun 2018 10 10
02 Jul 2018 <10 40
09 Jul 2018 30 40
11 Jul 2018 10 20
17 Jul 2018 <10 <10
23 Jul 2018 <10 10
30 Jul 2018 30 10
01 Aug 2018 30 <10
06 Aug 2018 10 10
13 Aug 2018 40 20
20 Aug 2018 <10 <10
27 Aug 2018 40 20
03 Sep 2018 <10 <10


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.