The EU Bathing Waters Directive (Directive 2006/7/EC) requires Member States to annually identify all bathing waters (inland, transitional and coastal) and define the length of the bathing season. Member States are also requested to monitor indicator parameters linked to microbiological health risk (mainly Intestinal enterococci and Escherichia coli).


Published: 24 Oct 2023
Temporal coverage: 2000-2022
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Bathing Water Status - [assessment_BathingWaterStatus_Country]
Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 February 2006 concerning the management of bathing water quality and repealing Directive 76/160/EEC