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Title: Physical environment for river invertebrate communities : project report : annex (data)
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Last year the NRA published its first Report on Bathing Water Quality. The present Report is an update of that Report, including the results of the 1991 bathing season. These results indicated a slight decline in the numbers of waters meeting the Bathing Water Directive's standards but that, nevertheless, the underlying trend was one of sustained improvement. For the 1991 bathing season, 7 new bathing waters were identified in England and Wales giving a total of 414 bathing waters identified for the purposes of the Directive. The NRA will be subject in 1992 to direction by the Secretary of State to sample and test bathing waters that are classified by new UK Regulations, these will be consistent with the legislative requirement for establishing quality objectives for such waters. The Report also refers to the EC Commission's Report on the Quality of Bathing Water 1989 to 1990 that indicates an improvement in the quality of UK bathing waters since 1988,and draws attention to the fact that the UK is again one of only a few Member States of the Community to submit its 1991 bathing water data to the Commission on time. The NRA continues to carry out a great deal of sampling and analysis of non identified bathing waters.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Bathing Water DirectiveBathing waterEuropean CommissionWater qualitySamplingAnnual reportsData
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 46; + appendices
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