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The Identification of Bathing Waters

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE IDENTICATION OF ‘BATHING WATERS’ UNDER THE BATHING WATERS DIRECTIVE 2006/7 EC OF 15TH FEBRUARY 2006 AND THE BATHING WATER QUALITY REGULATIONS SI 79 OF 2008

All 31 city and county councils are inviting public participation in the identification of Bathing Waters under the Bathing Waters Directive and the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (SI No 79 of 2008).

The Directive requires that water quality at all identified bathing waters meets stringent microbiological standards in order to protect the health of people who choose to bathe there. City and county councils are required under the 2008 Regulations to identify bathing waters on an annual basis.

This consultation process provides the public with an opportunity to:

  • comment on existing identified bathing waters with a view to continuation of classification,
  • comment on other bathing waters not currently identified but which may be considered for classification.

Comments in respect of bathing waters within the City are invited from interested parties.

Email: waterservices@corkcity.ie

Submissions
in writing to: Staff Officer, Water Services Section, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork.   Tel: 021: 4924514 

Closing date for submissions is 3rd August 2017.

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