Bathing Water Directive - Status of bathing water

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Created 03 Jun 2019 Published 06 Jun 2019 Last modified 06 Jun 2019
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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 - 2018

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Field nameField definitionNoteData typePrimary key
countryCode International Country Code (ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code elements) varchar(2) No
monitoringSiteIdentifier Unique international identifier of the monitoring site in which the data were obtained varchar(24) Yes
bathingWaterName Bathing water name reported by a Member State varchar(100) No
bwWaterCategory Water body category code, as defined in the codelist CW - Coastal water body; LW - Lake water body; RW - River water body; TW - Transitional water body; varchar(2) No
waterBodyId Identifier of the surface water body or marine region or sub-region being monitored varchar(100) No
bwProfileUrl Hyperlink to documents or web pages with bathing water profile, if available varchar(max) No
latitude Geographic latitude coordinate of a monitoring site in decimal degrees decimal(8) No
longitude Geographic longitude coordinate of a monitoring site in decimal degrees decimal(8) No
quality1990 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1990 nvarchar(50) No
quality1991 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1991 nvarchar(50) No
quality1992 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1992 nvarchar(50) No
quality1993 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1993 nvarchar(50) No
quality1994 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1994 nvarchar(50) No
quality1995 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1995 nvarchar(50) No
quality1996 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1996 nvarchar(50) No
quality1997 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1997 nvarchar(50) No
quality1998 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1998 nvarchar(50) No
quality1999 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 1999 nvarchar(50) No
quality2000 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2000 nvarchar(50) No
quality2001 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2001 nvarchar(50) No
quality2002 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2002 nvarchar(50) No
quality2003 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2003 nvarchar(50) No
quality2004 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2004 nvarchar(50) No
quality2005 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2005 nvarchar(50) No
quality2006 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2006 nvarchar(50) No
quality2007 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2007 nvarchar(50) No
quality2008 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2008 nvarchar(50) No
quality2009 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2009 nvarchar(50) No
quality2010 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2010 nvarchar(50) No
quality2011 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2011 nvarchar(50) No
quality2012 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2012 nvarchar(50) No
quality2013 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2013 nvarchar(50) No
quality2014 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2014 nvarchar(50) No
quality2015 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2015 nvarchar(50) No
quality2016 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2016 nvarchar(50) No
quality2017 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2017 nvarchar(50) No
quality2018 Bathing water quality classification for the season of 2018 nvarchar(50) No
monitoringCalendar2018 Monitoring calendar classification for the season of 2018 nvarchar(50) No
management2018 Management classification for the season of 2018 nvarchar(50) No

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The data set presents the latest information as reported by the Member States (EU28) for the 2018 bathing season, as well as some historical data since 1990.

 

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