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Bathing water quality

Created 6 months ago, updated 3 months ago

Bathing water quality Performance commitment

Outcome; We protect and improve the water environment

Description; The number of Yorkshire’s designated bathing waters that achieve ‘Good’ or ‘Excellent’ water quality classification, based on Environment Agency sampling in line with the EU Bathing Water Directive.


About the data

A list of all samples taken from Yorkshire’s designated bathing waters, tested for E. Coli and Intestinal Enterococci, of which the methodology is published by the Environment Agency here.

The Environment Agency also publishes data for all samples related to Yorkshire’s bathing waters here.

Link Target More than or equal to 15 bathing waters Result 17

An explanation relating to the 18/19 annual performance report can be found here on P90.