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Bathing Water Directive - Status of bathing water

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The EU Bathing Waters Directive requires Member States to identify popular bathing places in fresh and coastal waters and monitor them for indicators of microbiological pollution (and other substances) throughout the bathing season which runs from May to September

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Bathing Water Directive - Status 1990 - 2007

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Field name Field definition Note Data type Primary key
Watertype Type of bathing water sampled 1=sea; 2=river; 3=lake; 4=estuary smallint(2) No
Y1990 Status of bathing water for year 1990 - 2007 0=no data available; 1=compliant with the guide values of the Directive; 2=prohibited throughout the entire bathing season; 3=insufficiently sampled; 4=not compliant with the mandatory values of the Directive; 5=compliant with the mandatory values of the Directive; 6=not sampled. smallint(2) No
Y1991 smallint(2) No
Y1992 smallint(2) No
Y1993 smallint(2) No
Y1994 smallint(2) No
Y2007 smallint(2) No
Y2001 smallint(2) No
Y2002 smallint(2) No
Y2003 smallint(2) No
Y2004 smallint(2) No
Y2005 smallint(2) No
Y2006 smallint(2) No
Y1995 smallint(2) No
Y1996 smallint(2) No
Y1997 smallint(2) No
Y1998 smallint(2) No
Y1999 smallint(2) No
Y2000 smallint(2) No
Latitude Latitude value of station position in decimal degrees decimal(9) No
Longitude Latitude value of station position in decimal degrees decimal(9) No
Numind Code primary key of the table varchar(50) Yes
Country_code International Country Code (ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code elements) varchar(2) No
Country Country name (ISO 3166-1) official short name in English varchar(50) No
Seawater Type of bathing water O=seawater; N=freshwater varchar(1) No
Region Region name reported by Member State nvarchar(255) No
Province Province name reported by Member State nvarchar(255) No
Commune Commune name reported by Member State nvarchar(255) No
Prelev Bathing water name reported by Member State nvarchar(255) No

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Additional information

The data set presents the latest information as reported by the Member States (EU27) for the 2007 bathing season, as well as some historical data since 1990.
Status: 0: no data available; 1: compliant with the guide values of the Directive; 2: prohibited throughout the entire bathing season; 3: insufficiently sampled; 4: not compliant with the mandatory values of the Directive; 5: compliant with the mandatory values of the Directive; 6: not sampled.

 

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