Public participation in the identification of Bathing Waters

PUBLIC NOTICE

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

 

Kerry Council are inviting public participation in the identification of Bathing Waters under the Bathing Waters Directive and the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (SI No 79 of 2008).

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. Kerry County Council is required under the 2008 Regulations to identify bathing waters on an annual basis.

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.

 

Comments are invited from interested parties.

Please contact environ@kerrycoco.ie or ring 0667162000 for information on the criteria to be used.

Closing date for submissions to your city council or county council is 28th July 2016.

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email: info@kerrycoco.ie

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