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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

European data

Bathing Water Directive - Status 1990 - 2008

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Field name Field definition Note Data type Primary key
Latitude Latitude value of station position in decimal degrees decimal(9) No
Longitude Longitude value of station position in decimal degrees decimal(9) No
Numind Code primary key of the table varchar(20) 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
Watertype Type of bathing water sampled nvarchar(255) No
Seawater Type of bathing water O=seawater; N=freshwater nvarchar(255) No
Region Region name reported by Member State nvarchar(255) No
Y2005 Status of bathing water for year 2005 varchar(5) No
Y2006 Status of bathing water for year 2006 varchar(5) No
Y2007 Status of bathing water for year 2007 varchar(5) No
Y2008 Status of bathing water for year 2008 varchar(5) No
Y1999 Status of bathing water for year 1999 varchar(5) No
Y2000 Status of bathing water for year 2000 varchar(5) No
Y2001 Status of bathing water for year 2001 varchar(5) No
Y2002 Status of bathing water for year 2002 varchar(5) No
Y2003 Status of bathing water for year 2003 varchar(5) No
Y2004 Status of bathing water for year 2004 varchar(5) No
Y1993 Status of bathing water for year 1993 varchar(5) No
Y1994 Status of bathing water for year 1994 varchar(5) No
Y1995 Status of bathing water for year 1995 varchar(5) No
Y1996 Status of bathing water for year 1996 varchar(5) No
Y1997 Status of bathing water for year 1997 varchar(5) No
Y1998 Status of bathing water for year 1998 varchar(5) No
Province Province name reported by Member State nvarchar(255) No
Commune Commune name reported by Member State varchar(255) No
Prelev Bathing water name reported by Member State nvarchar(255) No
Y1990 Status of bathing water for year 1990 varchar(5) No
Y1991 Status of bathing water for year 1991 varchar(5) No
Y1992 Status of bathing water for year 1992 varchar(5) No

Metadata

Additional information

The data set presents the latest information as reported by the Member States (EU27) for the 2008 bathing season, as well as some historical data since 1990.
CG: Compliant with the guide values; CI: Compliant with the mandatory values; B: Prohibited throughout the entire bathing season; NC: Not compliant with the mandatory values; NF: Insufficiently sampled; NS: Not sampled; Others or blank: Unknown.

 

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