25 Jul '11, 11am

School's out! How clean is the water at your beach? Check online at

School's out! How clean is the water at your beach? Check online at

Find out about bathing water profiles and search for beach information Do you live near a beach or an inland bathing water? Are you planning to visit one or go in the water? We've produced a bathing water profile which includes a description of the beach and surrounding area, rivers and streams feeding into the site and a pollution management plan. As this is the first time we've produced them we're keen to hear your views and comments so that we can refine and improve them for 2012. In each profile is an e-mail link and we welcome your comments between 24 March and 30 September 2011. What can you find out? We check the water quality of nearly 500 bathing water sites (known as designated bathing waters) in England and Wales during the bathing water season (15 May to 30 September). For each bathing water site we: take samples, analyse and classify them and then post the res...

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