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The Bathing Water Regulations 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Identification of bathing waters

    4. 4.Length of the bathing season

    5. 5.General duties

    6. 6.Public participation

  3. PART 2 BATHING WATER PROFILES

    1. 7.Bathing water profiles

  4. PART 3 MONITORING ETC. OF BATHING WATERS AND PUBLIC INFORMATION

    1. 8.Monitoring etc.

    2. 9.Public information

  5. PART 4 BATHING WATER ASSESSMENT AND CLASSIFICATION

    1. 10.Assessment

    2. 11.Classification

  6. PART 5 MANAGEMENT OF BATHING WATERS

    1. 12.Management measures at bathing waters subject to pollution incidents

    2. 13.Additional management measures at “poor” bathing waters

    3. 14.Public information and general provisions about short-term pollution

    4. 15.Relevant procedures for short-term pollution

  7. PART 6 FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. 16.Enforcement

    2. 17.Guidance

    3. 18.Amendment of the The Bathing Waters (Classification) Regulations 1991 and transitional provisions

    4. 19.Revocations and other amendments

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DEFINITIONS FROM THE WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      BATHING WATER PROFILES

      1. 1.Contents

      2. 2.Review

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MONITORING ETC.

      1. PART 1 INTESTINAL ENTEROCOCCI AND ESCHERICHIA COLI

        1. 1.Location of monitoring point

        2. 2.Monitoring calendar

        3. 3.Frequency of monitoring

        4. 4.Sampling equipment

        5. 5.Storage and transport of samples before analysis

        6. 6.Reference methods of analysis

        7. 7.General provisions in relation to rules or reference methods of analysis

      2. PART 2 CYANOBACTERIA

        1. 8.Where any bathing water profile indicates a potential for cyanobacterial...

      3. PART 3 MACRO-ALGAE AND MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON

        1. 9.Where any bathing water profile indicates a tendency for proliferation...

      4. PART 4 WASTE

        1. 10.The Agency must undertake visual inspections at every bathing water...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CLASSIFICATION

      1. 1.Standards

      2. 2.Methodology

      3. 3.Classification

  9. Explanatory Note

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