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Title: Porthluney (Caerhays) bathing water failures
Author: Rob Hocking
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: April 2000
The objective of this report is to identify the main bacterial inputs to the Caerhays Stream which cause EC Bathing Water Directive non-compliance at Porthluney Beach. The Porthluney (Caerhays) EC Designated Bathing Water (81814942) on the south coast of Cornwall is sampled in accordance with the EC Bathing Water Directive (76/160/EEC). From 1990 to date individual samples have exceeded the imperative standards of the Directive on ten occasions, causing overall failures three times, in 1991, 1998 and 1999 (this does not include Enterovirus or Salmonella data). The archived data shows that the bathing water at Porthluney is strongly influenced by the stream input on the eastern side of the beach.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2000
Publication Place: Bodmin
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersBathing Water DirectiveBacterial monitoringStreams
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestPorthluney CoveWest Cornwall and the Fal catchment
Extent: n.p. [13]
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