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Title: Hope Cove : non-compliance in 1998 with the European Community bathing water directive (76/160/EEC)
Author: R. Pearson
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: Devon Area internal report February 2001
Hope Cove is a designated European Community Bathing Water (ECBW). In 1998 bathing water quality failed to comply with the European Community Bathing Water Directive (Appendix 1.) as a result of two elevated bacteria (faecal coliform) samples taken on 8/6/98 and 8/9/98. Devon Area Investigations Team (DAIT) were requested by the Agencys Regional Tidal Water Quality section to establish the cause of this failure. This report follows on from an interim document released in February 2000. Hope Cove is enclosed by a promontory to the north (the Shippen) and to the south by the land mass that runs out to Bolt Tail. A breakwater connects the northern side of the cove with Barney Bank rocks, providing shelter for fishing vessels.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2001
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Bathing waterDirectives (European Union)Water qualityWater quality surveysCoastsRiversCoastal watersSewageWater pollutionBacteriaSeptic tanks
Geographic Keywords: Hope Cove
Extent: 58
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