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Water Notice - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE IDENTICATION OF ‘BATHING WATERS’ - Meath County Council is inviting public participation in the identification of Bathing Waters
Date Released: 21 August 2012
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE IDENTICATION OF ‘BATHING WATERS’ UNDER THE BATHING WATERS DIRECTIVE 2006/7 EC OF 15TH FEBRUARY 2006 AND THE BATHING WATER QUALITY REGULATIONS SI 79 OF 2008
Meath County Council is inviting public participation in the identification of Bathing Waters within the functional area of Meath under the Bathing Waters Directive and the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (SI No 79 of 2008) for the 2013 bathing season.
The Directive requires that water quality at all designated bathing waters meets stringent microbiological standards in order to protect the health of people who choose to bathe there. City and county councils are required under the 2008 Regulations to identify bathing waters on an annual basis.
In accordance with the aforementioned regulations Meath County Council currently has 1 designated bathing water area, namely Bettystown.
This consultation process provides the public with an opportunity to:
- Comment on existing designated bathing waters with a view to continuation of designation,
- Comment on other bathing waters not currently designated but which may be considered for designation.
Further details can be viewed at: http://www.meath.ie/LocalAuthorities/Environment/BathingWaters/
Comments are invited from interested parties:
If you wish to make a submission with respect to the identification of bathing waters within the functional area of Meath, please submit in writing to:
- Meath County Council, Environment & Water Services Section, County Hall, Navan,
- by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- or any general queries phone 046/9097200
Closing date for submissions to Meath County Council is 15th September 2012.